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2 1/2d denom (#12136)

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Desc: 2 1/2d

Currency: Pound sterling (pre-decimal) (240d=240p=20sh=20s=1lb)

Numerical sorting value: 150


Equivalent denoms: 2 1/2P

Users of this denom: Antigua (13 stamps, 1879-1949), New South Wales (8 stamps, 1890-1907), Queensland (4 stamps, 1890-1897), South Australia (6 stamps, 1891-1911), Tasmania (2 stamps, 1892-1899), Victoria (5 stamps, 1890-1905), Western Australia (2 stamps, 1890-1901), Barbuda (1 stamp, 1922), British Antarctic Territory (1 stamp, 1963), British Columbia & Vancouver Island (2 stamps, 1860), Cayman Islands (19 stamps, 1901-1969), Cyprus (1 stamp, 1880), Dominica (13 stamps, 1879-1938), Gilbert & Ellice Islands (6 stamps, 1911-1960), Great Britain (42 stamps, 1875-1964), British forces in Africa (2 stamps, 1942-1943), British forces in Somalia (1 stamp, 1943), British offices in Morocco, British currency (9 stamps, 1925-1956), British offices in Tangier (10 stamps, 1946-1957), British offices in the Turkish Empire (1 stamp, 1905), Guernsey (1 stamp, 1958), Jersey (1 stamp, 1964), German occupation of Jersey (1 stamp, 1943), Isle of Man (1 stamp, 1964), Grenada (16 stamps, 1881-1938), Lagos (4 stamps, 1890-1905), Leeward Islands (14 stamps, 1890-1949), Montserrat (16 stamps, 1880-1949), Natal (3 stamps, 1890-1902), Nauru (5 stamps, 1916-1937), Nevis (3 stamps, 1879-1884), New Britain (4 stamps, 1914), New Hebrides (Br) (4 stamps, 1908-1925), Niger Coast Protectorate (4 stamps, 1892-1897), Northern Nigeria (4 stamps, 1900-1910), St. Christopher (3 stamps, 1879-1884), St. KittsNevis (13 stamps, 1903-1950), St. Lucia (13 stamps, 1881-1938), St. Vincent (15 stamps, 1883-1947), Sierra Leone (25 stamps, 1891-1921), Southern Nigeria (4 stamps, 1904-1912), South Georgia (1 stamp, 1963), Tobago (3 stamps, 1883-1886), Trinidad (7 stamps, 1883-1909), Trinidad & Tobago (2 stamps, 1913-1921), Tristan da Cunha (2 stamps, 1954-1960), Turks Islands (6 stamps, 1881-1893), Turks & Caicos Islands (11 stamps, 1900-1957), Virgin Islands (12 stamps, 1880-1949), Zululand (2 stamps, 1891-1894)

Used by 348 stamps: (See all uses as list)

Dominica 2 1/2d org d=view of Roseau unissued
Cayman Islands 2 1/2d org d=King George V wmk=mult crown & CA unissued
British Columbia & Vancouver Island 1860 2 1/2d dlrose d=Queen Victoria (1860 British Columbia & Vancouver Island) imperf
British Columbia & Vancouver Island 1860 2 1/2d dlrose d=Queen Victoria (1860 British Columbia & Vancouver Island) perf=14
Great Britain 7/1/1875 2 1/2d cl issue=1875 dt=Queen Victoria (colored letters) d=Queen Victoria (2 1/2d colored letters) wmk=small anchor perf=14 pl=1
Great Britain 7/1/1875 2 1/2d cl issue=1875 dt=Queen Victoria (colored letters) d=Queen Victoria (2 1/2d colored letters) wmk=small anchor pl=2
Great Britain 7/1/1875 2 1/2d cl issue=1875 dt=Queen Victoria (colored letters) d=Queen Victoria (2 1/2d colored letters) wmk=small anchor pl=3
Great Britain 5/16/1876 2 1/2d claret issue=1873 dt=Queen Victoria (colored letters) d=Queen Victoria (2 1/2d colored letters) wmk=orb perf=14
Antigua 1879 2 1/2d redbrn d=Queen Victoria (1879 keyplate) wmk=crown & CC perf=14
Dominica 1879 2 1/2d redbrn issue=1877 d=Queen Victoria (1874 Dominica) wmk=crown & CC perf=14
Nevis 1879 2 1/2d redbrn d=Queen Victoria (1879 keyplate) wmk=crown & CC
St. Christopher 1879 2 1/2d redbrn issue=1875 d=Queen Victoria (1870 St. Christopher) wmk=crown & CC perf=14
Cyprus 1880 2 1/2d cl ovpt=CYPRUS oc=blk on=issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-cl
Great Britain 1880 2 1/2d ultra d=Queen Victoria (2 1/2d colored letters) wmk=orb
Montserrat 1880 2 1/2d redbrn d=Queen Victoria (1879 keyplate) wmk=crown & CC perf=14
Virgin Islands 1880 2 1/2d redbrn d=Queen Victoria (1879 keyplate) wmk=crown & CC perf=15
Grenada 1881 2 1/2d oc=blk on=type=revenue
Grenada 1881 2 1/2d lake wmk=large star broad points perf=15clean
Turks Islands 1/1/1881 2 1/2d grayblk issue=1881 provisional d=Queen Victoria (1867 Turks Islands) oc=blk on=1867-6p perf=11.5-13
Turks Islands 1/1/1881 2 1/2d slbl issue=1881 provisional d=Queen Victoria (1867 Turks Islands) oc=blk on=1867-1sh perf=11.5-13
Turks Islands 1/1/1881 2 1/2d rosered issue=1881 provisional d=Queen Victoria (1867 Turks Islands) oc=blk on=1879-1p wmk=small star
Turks Islands 1/1/1881 2 1/2d rosered issue=1881 provisional d=Queen Victoria (1867 Turks Islands) oc=blk on=1879-1p wmk=small star
Great Britain 3/23/1881 2 1/2d ultra issue=1880 d=Queen Victoria (2 1/2d colored letters) wmk=imperial crown pl=21
Great Britain 3/23/1881 2 1/2d ultra issue=1880 d=Queen Victoria (2 1/2d colored letters) wmk=imperial crown pl=22
Great Britain 3/23/1881 2 1/2d ultra issue=1880 d=Queen Victoria (2 1/2d colored letters) wmk=imperial crown pl=23
St. Lucia 9/1881 2 1/2d scar d=Queen Victoria (1860 St. Lucia) ovpt=2 1/2 PENCE oc=blk on=scar-Queen Victoria (1860 St. Lucia)-unissued
Antigua 1882 2 1/2d redbrn d=Queen Victoria (1879 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Nevis 1882 2 1/2d redbrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (1879 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA
St. Christopher 1882 2 1/2d redbrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (1870 St. Christopher) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Turks Islands 2/1882 2 1/2d redbrn issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (1879 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
St. Vincent 1883 2 1/2d lk oc=blk on=1p-lk-unissued
St. Vincent 1883 2 1/2d bl issue=1883b d=Queen Victoria (1861 St. Vincent) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Tobago 1883 2 1/2d ultra issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) wmk=crown & CA
Trinidad 1883 2 1/2d ultra d=Queen Victoria (1883 Trinidad) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Grenada 2/1883 2 1/2d ultra issue=1883 d=Queen Victoria (1883 keyplate) var=Postage wmk=crown & CA perf=15clean
Tobago 4/1883 2 1/2d bisbrn d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1880-6p-bisbrn wmk=crown & CC
Dominica 1884 2 1/2d redbrn issue=1883 d=Queen Victoria (1874 Dominica) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Montserrat 1884 2 1/2d redbrn issue=1884 d=Queen Victoria wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Nevis 1884 2 1/2d ultra issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (1879 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA
St. Christopher 1884 2 1/2d ultra issue=1882 d=Queen Victoria (1870 St. Christopher) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Virgin Islands 1884 2 1/2d ultra d=Queen Victoria (1879 keyplate) wmk=crown & CA perf=15
Great Britain 4/1/1884 2 1/2d lil issue=1883 d=Queen Victoria (1883 round) wmk=imperial crown perf=14
Montserrat 1885 2 1/2d bl issue=1884 d=Queen Victoria wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Tobago 1886 2 1/2d gray d=Queen Victoria (Tobago) oc=blk on=1885-4d-gray wmk=crown & CA
Great Britain 1887 2 1/2d vio pc=bl issue=Jubilee d=Queen Victoria (Jubilee 2 1/2d) wmk=imperial crown perf=14
Dominica 1888 2 1/2d ultra issue=1883 d=Queen Victoria (1874 Dominica) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
Grenada 1889 2 1/2d bis d=Queen Victoria (1883 keyplate) var=Postage ovpt=2 1/2d. oc=blk on=1883-8d wmk=crown & CA perf=15clean
Queensland 1890 2 1/2d dprose issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 Queensland 2 1/2d) perf=12.5 paper=white wove
Victoria 1890 2 1/2d brnred pc=yel issue=1890 d=Queen Victoria (1890 2 1/2d) wmk=V & crown perf=12.5
Western Australia 1890 2 1/2d bl issue=1890 dt=swan 1890 d=black swan (1890) wmk=crown & CA perf=14
(plus 298 more) (See all uses as list)

Used by 89 stampdescs as denom:
issuer=St. KittsNevis-1937-2 1/2d
issuer=St. KittsNevis-1938-2 1/2d-ultra
issuer=Antigua-2 1/2d
issuer=Antigua-1879-2 1/2d
issuer=New South Wales-1897-2 1/2d
issuer=Queensland-2 1/2d
issuer=Tasmania-2 1/2d
issuer=Victoria-2 1/2d
issuer=Leeward Islands-issue=1890-2 1/2d
issuer=Leeward Islands-1921-2 1/2d-bl
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-issue=UPU 75th-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-issue=Coronation-2 1/2d-scar
issuer=Great Britain-issue=1955-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-issue=Boy Scout 50th-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-King Edward VII (1902 India)
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-cl
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-brtultra-King George VI
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-ultra-King George VI
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-ver-King George VI
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-ultra-Windsor Castle & King George V
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-brtultra-Peace
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-Queen Elizabeth & King George VI
issuer=Great Britain-issue=Olympics 1948-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-issue=Wilding-2 1/2d-scar
issuer=Great Britain-issue=Coronation-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-issue=1955-2 1/2d-scar
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-ultra-King George V
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-brtultra
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-ver
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-scar
issuer=Great Britain-2 1/2d-vio-pc=bl
issuer=Great Britain-issue=1941-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-issue=Wilding-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-issue=1958-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-issue=1912-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-1880-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-1884-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-1884-2 1/2d-lil
issuer=Great Britain-1887-2 1/2d-vio-pc=bl
issuer=Great Britain-1892-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-1902-2 1/2d-ultra
issuer=Great Britain-1902-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-1911-2 1/2d-ultra
issuer=Great Britain-1911-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-1912-2 1/2d
issuer=Great Britain-1912-2 1/2d-ultra-King George V
issuer=Great Britain-1912-2 1/2d-ultra
issuer=Great Britain-1924-2 1/2d-ultra-King George V
issuer=Great Britain-1924-2 1/2d-ultra
(plus 39 more)