Return To Catalogue - Leeward islands
Currency: 4 farthings = 1 penny; 12 pence = 1 Shilling; 20 Shillings = 1 Pound
Note: on my website many of the pictures can not be seen! They are of course present in the cd's;
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The stamps of this country seem to have been issued mainly for philatelic reasons.
1/2 p green 1 p red 2 p grey 2 1/2 p blue 3 p lilac on yellow 6 p lilac 1 Sh black on green 2 Sh lilac and blue on blue 3 Sh green and lilac 4 Sh black and red 5 Sh green and red on yellow
For the specialist: The values 3 p, 1 Sh and 5 Sh have the watermark 'Multiple CA Crown', the other have the watermark 'Multiple Crown Script CA' (the letters 'CA' are written in script)
Value of the stamps
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare
|2 1/2 p||***||***|
From the end of 1924 onwards Barbuda used stamps from Leeward islands again.