Antigua 1953 Definitives

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date: 2nd November 1953 - 1963
  • Designed by:
  • Printed by: Waterlow until 1961 then printed by De La Rue
  • Print Process: Recess
  • Watermark: multiple Script CA
  • Perforations: Horizontal - 13 x 13.5 Vertical - 13.5 x 13.0
  • Notes: De La Rue printings were of the ½c (issued 3rd January 1963), the 1c in slate-black

(issued 7th November 1961), the 3c in black and yellow-orange (issued 5th December 1961) and the 5c (issued 11th December 1962)


.5c brown


...Fort James (St John's harbour)

1c slate-grey


...English Harbour: British naval base

1c slate
2c green


...Nelson's Dockyard, in English Harbour

3c black and yellow-orange
3c black and orange-yellow
4c scarlet
4c brown-red
5c black and slate-lilac
6c yellow-ochre
6c dull yellow-ochre
8c deep blue


...Martello Tower on island of Barbuda

12c violet


Martin M-130 flying boat over St John's

24c black and chocolate
48c purple and deep blue
60c maroon
$1 20 olive green
$1 20 yellowish olive
$2 40 bright reddish purple
$4.80 slate-blue