Lot 331 Lagos SG#52 (SC#48) 5/- Dull Green and Ultramarine, King Edward VII, 1903-1904 Crown CA Watermarked Issue, a VFNH Example, 2022 Scott Classic Cat. $150 USD for Hinged, Click on Listing to See ALL Pictures

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SKU Lot-331-July-20-2022

A VFNH example of the 5/- dull green and ultramarine, King Edward VII De La Rue Keyplate stamps from the 1903-1904 Crown CA watermarked issue. According to J.F Ince in his definitive work, there were a total of 1,680 5/- stamps issued.

2022 Scott Classic values a VF-75 mint OG example at $150 USD. NH should be worth at least double this.

I have written a blog post which reviews the points of interest with this issue. You can access it here.

The stamp offered here grades VF-84 as follows:

Margins/centering: 54/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10

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