Lot 176 New Zealand SG#420/424d 3d - 5d Deep Brown - Light Blue King George V, 1915-1930 Perkins Bacon Engraved Portrait Issue, 7 Fine and VF Used Singles, Single Watermark, Cowan Paper, Perf. 14 x 13.5, Including Extra Shades of the 4d

SKU Lot-176-October-13-2021

7 fine and VF used singles of the 3d - 5d deep brown - light blue King George V from the 1915-1930 Perkins Bacon Engraved Portrait Issue with single watermark, Cowan paper, perf. 14 x 13.5, including extra shades of the 4d. This group includes both the light blue and utramarine shades of the 5d, both listed shades of the 4d, as well as some unlisted variations in the violet shades of the 4d.

Gibbons values this at 45.25 pounds, which is approximately $76.925. The stamps offered here grade between 70 and 80 as follows:

Centering/Margins: 30/60, 35/60 and 40/60

Paper Freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of Visible Paper Flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10

Cancellation: 10/10