Prev: 1880 (Germany)
Next: 1880 (Labuan)

1880 issue of Great Britain

  • Colnect-121-244-Queen-Victoria.jpg
  • Colnect-121-245-Queen-Victoria.jpg
  • Colnect-121-246-Queen-Victoria.jpg
  • Colnect-121-247-Queen-Victoria.jpg
  • Colnect-2618-654-Queen-Victoria.jpg
  • Colnect-121-249-Queen-Victoria.jpg
  • ARC-gb05.jpg-crop-105x121at163-439.jpg
  • Colnect-121-251-Queen-Victoria.jpg
  • Colnect-121-230-Queen-Victoria.jpg
  • Colnect-2637-855-Queen-Victoria.jpg
Short desc: 1880
Description:
This issue was not a formal issue, but corresponds to the introduction of the imperial crown watermark to the surface-printed values of the time.

Issuer: Great Britain
Dates: 1/1/1880 - 5/29/1881


Consists of 14 stamps: (See stamps as list)

1/2p grn d=Queen Victoria (1880 1/2d)
1p redbrn d=Queen Victoria (1880 1d)
10/14/1880 1 1/2p redbrn d=Queen Victoria (1880 pointed oval)
12/8/1880 2p lilrose d=Queen Victoria (1880)
3/23/1881 2 1/2p ultra d=Queen Victoria (2 1/2d colored letters) pl=21
3/23/1881 2 1/2p ultra d=Queen Victoria (2 1/2d colored letters) pl=22
3/23/1881 2 1/2p ultra d=Queen Victoria (2 1/2d colored letters) pl=23
2/1881 3p rose d=Queen Victoria (3d colored letters) pl=21
2/1881 3p rose d=Queen Victoria (3d colored letters) pl=20
4d graybrn d=Queen Victoria (4d colored letters)
3/15/1881 5p dpind d=Queen Victoria (1881 Great Britain)
1/1/1881 6p gray d=Queen Victoria (1873 6d) perf=14 pl=18
1/1/1881 6p gray d=Queen Victoria (1873 6d) perf=14 pl=17
5/29/1881 1sh salmon d=Queen Victoria (1sh colored letters)

All are postage wmk=imperial crown


Issues with this name: Newfoundland, Eastern Rumelia, Germany, Great Britain, Nowanuggur, Labuan, Peru, Philippines, Portuguese India, St. Vincent, Turkey


Record of changes