Want high-quality images? Try the high-resolution archive here.
Archive ID #:
Cat. Number If known, from:
(Mac OS Big Sur) HP Deskjet 2654 (1200 DPI, 24-bit Colour) through VueScan 9; Edited with GIMP; Lossless compression with ImageOptim; converted with Pixallon (NCH Software) to 350 DPI with 50% Lossy JPEG Compression
Unknown (Thomas De La Rue and Co)
Fair to Good
Cat. Value (Adjusted Cat. value adjusted for condition:
Good condition two-and-halfpence rosy mauve with a Small Anchor watermark. From plate 1, position JC, this stamp is well centred with good margins and excellent perforations. Colour and detail is all in fine condition, with the only “let down” perhaps being the heavy postmark - a circular date stamp (CDS) from 1975, with unknown origin. The gum is clean plus the watermark doesn’t require great effort to see.
Circular date stamp (CDS): ? — ?? ?9 . 75 / ? XC
2½d Rosy Mauve
1873-80 Surface Printed Issues, Small Anchor Watermark
Small Anchor (Standard)
1 (Not applicable)
Disclaimer: information provided alongside the scans has no guarantee of being corretc. Errors and omissions are likely, especially in regards to the colour and shade of stamps due to personal colour-blindness. Please take everything with a grain of salt. If in doubt, go off the image not the data!
Copyright © 2021 SGBpa.co.uk - Exclusions apply
Hosted by Namecheap | Backed-up by Mega