Antigua 1970 Definitives

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date:19th August 1970
  • Designed by: John Waddington Studios
  • Printed by: The House of Questa
  • Print Process:Lithography
  • Perforations:14.0
  • Paper:Toned
  • Watermark:Multiple St Edwards Crown Block CA sideways
  • twelve of these seventeen values were later reprinted with upright watermark on white paper
  • the $5 was later reprinted with upright Crown CA spiral (diagonal) watermark (1975 issue)
½c Carib Indian and Caribs in a war canoe
1c Christopher Columbus and The Niña
2c Sir Thomas Warner and Concepcion
3c Viscount Hood and HMS Barfleur
4c Sir George Rodney and HMS Formidable
5c Capt Horatio Nelson and HMS Boreas
6c Prince William (later William IV) and HMS Pegasus
10c Blackbeard and his pirate ship
15c Capt Cuthbert Collingwood and HMS Pelican
20c Admiral Horatio Nelson and HMS Victory
25c the paddle steamer Solent and RMSP emblem
35c Prince George (later George V) and corvette HMS Canada
50c battle cruiser HMS Renown and royal crest
75c SS Federal Maple (Canadian inter-island ship) and maple leaf
$1 yacht Sol Quest and Gallant 53 class sailing emblem
$2.50 destroyer HMS London and her crest
$5 tug Pathfinder (St John's Harbour)