Return To Catalogue - Issues of 1861-1901
Remark: Many of the stamps presented here are from the private collection of Peter C. Elias (website http://www.stvincentstamps.com ), thanks Peter for letting me use your images! All images starting with 'elias' are taken from him.
1/2 p lilac and green 1 p lilac and red 2 p lilac and black 2 1/2 p lilac and blue 3 p lilac and green 6 p lilac and brown 1 Sh green and red 2 Sh green and violet 2 Sh lilac and blue on blue 5 Sh green and blue 5 Sh green and red on yellow 1 Pound lilac and black on red (1911)
For the specialist: the values 2 p, 1 Sh, 5 Sh and 1 Pound have the value shield open, the other values have the value on a lined background.
1/2 p green 1 p red 2 p orange 2 1/2 p blue 3 p violet
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 violet and blue 5 Sh green and red 1 Pound black and lilac
For the specialist: the 1 p and 6 p stamps exist with or without dot below the 'd'.
1/2 p green 1 p red 1 1/2 p brown (1932) 2 p grey 2 1/2 p blue 3 p blue (1921) 3 p lilac on yellow 4 p red on yellow 5 p green 6 p red 6 p lilac (1927) 1 Sh black on green 1 Sh brown Surcharged
'ONE PENNY.' and bar (red) on 1 Sh black on green Overprinted 'WAR STAMP'
1 p red (1916, 2 main types)
For the specialist: of the overprint in one line 3 subtypes exist: the distance between 'WAR' and 'STAMP' can be 2-2 1/2 mm, 1 1/2 mm or 3 1/2 mm. The overprint in two lines exists with 'WAR' fat and 'WAR' thin. Be careful, forgeries exist of these overprints!