1d Plate

6d Plate

Fakes &







G.B. Used In Antigua

1862 Issue
Trial Perforations
Issued Stamps

1863-1867 Issues
Proofs & Specimens
Trial Perforations
Issued Stamps
Watermark Varieties

1863-1867 Issues
Usages On Cover

The postal rates in effect during the regular period of usage for this issue were (per one-half ounce):

1d. Antigua rate 
1d. printed matter rate
4d. Inter-Colonial rate
1s packet rate to Great Britain
1d. printed matter rate


One Penny Covers

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1d. lilac-rose strip of four and single used on cover to Wilmot, Nova Scotia
4d Inter-Colonial rate plus 1d. Antigua rate
1 July 1864 "Antigua A" origin backstamp, barred A02 cancels
13 July 1864 Annapolis, Nova Scotia transit backstamp, 14 July arrival backstamp

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1d. dull-rose strip and single used on cover, via Saint Thomas, to Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
4d Inter-Colonial rate
12 December 1864 "English Harbor Antigua" origin backstamp, barred A18 cancels
15 December 1864 St Thomas transit backstamp, 2 January 1865 arrival backstamp

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1d. vermilion on printed circular, via Saint Thomas, to Annapolis, Nova Scotia
11 August 1868 red "Antigua A" origin postmark, barred A02 cancel
12 August 1868 Thomas transit backstamp
2 September 1868 Halifax transit backstamp, Annapolis arrival backstamp

1d. vermilion used on complete issue of "The Antigua Observer" from St. Johns to London, England
20 March 1868 
barred numeral A02 cancel

Six Pence Covers

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6d. green pair paying 1s packet rate on entire from St. Johns to Liverpool, England
11 November 1865, black "Antigua A" origin backstamp, barred AO2 cancels
25 November 1865 London paid arrival

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6d. yellow-green strip of four paying double 1s packet rate to Liverpool, England
second stamp from left is position 26, the Morton Evans re-entry
27 July 1871 black "Antigua B" origin backstamp, barred AO2 cancels
12 August 1871 London paid arrival

Combination Cover

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1d. vermilion, four copies, used with 6d. yellow green on mourning cover to Holmworth, Nova Scotia
double 4d Inter-Colonial plus 1d. Antigua rate
26 May 1871 "Antigua B" origin backstamp, barred A02 cancels
29 May St. Thomas transit backstamp

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