Lot 343 Lagos SG#59-59a (SC#55-55a) 6d Deep Purple & Purple, King Edward VII, 1904-1906 Multiple Crown CA Issue, Very Fine OG Examples of the Ordinary and Chalky Papers, 2022 Scott Classic Cat. $12.5 USD, Click on Listing to See ALL Pictures

SKU Lot-343-July-20-2022

Well centered and very fine OG examples of the 6d deep purple and purple, King Edward VII De La Rue Keyplate stamps from the 1904-1904 Multiple Crown CA watermarked issue, on both ordinary and chalky papers. According to J.F Ince in his definitive work, there were a total of 24,480 stamps on ordinary paper and 85,560 on chalky paper issued.

2022 Scott Classic values VF-75 mint OG examples at $12.50 USD.

I have written two blog posts which reviews the points of interest with this issue. You can access the first one here.

The stamps offered here grade VF-80 as follows:

Margins/centering: 50/70

Paper freshness: 5/5

Colour: 5/5

Impression: 5/5

Absence of visible paper flaws: 5/5

Perforations: 10/10