Antigua 1862 Definitives - Queen Victoria

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  • Issue Date:August 1862
  • Engraved by:C Jeens from a drawing by Edward Corbould
  • Printed by:Perkins Bacon Ltd, London
  • Print Process:Recess
  • Perforations:See below
  • Watermark:None

First issue if ANTIGUA. Subsequent releases of this first design were watermarked. The perforations variants (not 14-16) are not known postally used and are not recognised by all stamp catalogues. They are probably trials.

6d Rough Perforations 14.0 - 16.0 SG1
File:Antigua 1862 Trial b.jpg
6d Perforations 11.0 - 12.5
File:Antigua 1862 Trial c.jpg
6d Perforations 14.0 - 16.0 x 11.0 - 12.5
File:Antigua 1862 Trial d.jpg
6d Perforations 14.0 - 16.0 compound with 11.0 - 12.5 SG4