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1882 Issue
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1886 Issue
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1886 Issue Introduction

Commencing in 1886 De La Rue & Company changed colors on the 2d and 4d denominations and began production of a 1s. These stamps were watermarked Crown CA and perforated 14.

Specimens section includes about the information of the Specimen overprints. The Issued Stamps sections shows mint and used examples. The Covers section includes usages of the various printings on cover. For constant plate varieties, see link on top navigation bar. 

Watermark varieties are treated on a single page which can be found here: 
Watermark Varieties


The 1886 Issue

ant862p.jpg (16246 bytes)ant864p.jpg (14614 bytes)ant861s.jpg (14241 bytes) 2d blue
4d brown
1s mauve

watermarked Crown CA,  perforated 14


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