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Thursday, September 1, 2011

George the 6th-High Value Postage Stamp Issue-1951-Illustrated

Illustrated is the George the 6th 1951 high value stamp issue. The set consisted of  a 2/6 (yellow-green), 5 Shilling (red), 10 Shilling (ultramarine) and 1 Pound (brown). The set shared the value and colour  as the 1939 issue of the same values (see this blog) but the design was changed and the stamp was horizontal, the earlier being vertical, The detail below is the 1 Pound value.

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