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GIBRALTAR 1903-1920

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1903 King Edward

Small sizes

1 Sh grey and red

  1/2 p greyish-green and green
  1 p lilac on red
  1 p red
  2 p green and red
  2 p grey
  2 1/2 p lilac and black on blue
  2 1/2 p blue
  6 p lilac and violet
  1 Sh grey and red
  1 Sh black on green
  
Large sizes
 

  2 Sh green and blue
  2 Sh lilac and blue on blue
  4 Sh lilac and green
  4 Sh black and red
  8 Sh lilac and black on blue
  8 Sh lilac and green
  1 Pound lilac and black on red

These stamps have perforation 14.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
Watermark 'CA Crown'
1/2 p**** 
1 p lilac on red*** 
2 p green and red ****** 
2 1/2 p lilac and black on blue ****** 
6 pR*** 
1 Sh black and redRR 
2 Sh green and blueRRRR 
4 Sh lilac and greenRRRR 
8 Sh lilac and black on blueRRRR 
1 PoundRRRRRR 
With watermark 'Multiple CA Crown'
1/2 p*** 
1 p lilac on red*** 
1 p red*c 
2 p green and red ****** 
2 p grey****** 
2 1/2 p lilac and black on blue RR 
2 1/2 p blue****** 
6 p****** 
1 Sh black and redRR 
1 Sh black on greenRR 
2 Sh green and blueRRRR 
2 Sh lilac and blue on blueRRRR 
4 Sh lilac and greenRRRR 
4 Sh black and redRRRR 
8 Sh lilac and black on blueRRRR 
8 Sh lilac and greenRRRRRR 
1 PoundRRRRRR 

Special cancel 'PAQUEBOT':

 

1912 King George

Small sizes

  1/2 p green
  1 p red
  1 1/2 p brown
  2 p grey
  2 1/2 p blue
  3 p blue (3 PENCE)
  3 p blue (THREE PENCE)
  6 p lilac and violet
  1 Sh black on green
  1 Sh olive and black

Overprinted 'WAR TAX'

Image obtained thanks to Peter Elias

  1/2 p green 
 
Large sizes

2 Sh lilac and blue on blue 4 Sh grey and red

  2 Sh lilac and blue on blue
  2 Sh brown and black
  2 Sh 6 p green and black
  4 Sh grey and red
  5 Sh red and black
  8 Sh lilac and green
  10 Sh blue and black
  1 Pound lilac and black on red
  1 Pound orange and black
  5 Pounds lilac and black

These stamps have perforation 14.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
Watermark 'Multiple CA Crown'
1/2 p*c 
1 p*c 
2 p ***** 
2 1/2 p *** 
6 p***** 
1 Sh black on green****** 
2 Sh lilac and blue on blue R*** 
4 Sh RRR 
8 Sh RRRR 
1 Pound lilac and black on red RRRR 
1/2 p**WAR TAX
Watermark 'Multiple Script CA Crown'
1/2 pcc 
1 pcc 
1 1/2 p*c 
2 p** 
2 1/2 p ****** 
3 p**'3'
3 p**'THREE'
6 p** 
1 Sh black on green****** 
1 Sh olive and black ****** 
2 Sh lilac and blue on blue****** 
2 Sh brown and black****** 
2 Sh 6 p****** 
4 ShRRRR 
5 ShRR 
8 ShRRRRRR 
10 Sh RR 
1 Pound orange and blackRRRR 
5 PoundsRRRRRR 


(Forgeries exist, example of a modern? 5 Pounds forgery, reduced size)

 

Later issues, example:

2 p grey, 1931 issue


Postal Stationery


Post card of St.Vincent, overprinted with 'GIBRALTAR' (2x)


("GIBRALTAR" on Natal)


Stamps of Gibraltar overprinted for use in Morocco


(Stamp of Gibraltar cancelled in Tanger, Morocco)

1898 Stamps of Gibraltar (Queen Victoria), overprinted 'Morocco Agencies'

50 c violet 1 P brown and blue

  5 c green
  10 c red
  20 c olive
  25 c blue
  40 c orange
  50 c violet
  1 P brown and blue
  2 P black and red

Misprints with the crossbar of the 'A' of 'Agencies' missing exist.

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
5 c** 
10 c*** 
20 c****** 
25 c***** 
40 c****** 
50 c****** 
1 PR*** 
2 PRR 

 

1903 Stamps of Gibraltar used in Morocco, overprinted 'Morocco Agencies'

  5 c green
  10 c lilac on red
  20 c green and red
  25 c lilac and black on blue
  50 c lilac and violet
  1 P black and red
  2 P black and blue

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
Watermark 'CA Crown'
5 c**** 
10 c***** 
20 c***** 
25 c****** 
50 cRRRR 
1 PRR 
2 PRRRR 
Watermark 'Multiple CA Crown'
5 c**** 
10 c**** 
20 c****** 
25 c****** 
50 cRR 
1 PRR 
2 PRR 

Fiscal Stamps

In 1891 some fiscal stamps were issued. The inscription reads 'STAMP DUTY'. The following values exist: 30 c, 1.25 P, 1.65 P, 1.85 P, 2.50 P (all in colour lilac), 5 P, 20 P and 30 P (all in lilac and red). In 1898 the currency was changes and the following values were issued: 1 p lilac, 3 p lilac and yellow, 1 Sh green, 2 Sh green and blue, 4 Sh green and black, 8 Sh green and red and 20 Sh violet on red.


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