Ascension 1924 Definitives

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  • Issue Date 20th August 1924
  • Designed by De La Rue
  • Print Process Typography
  • Perforations 14.0
  • Chalk Surfaced Paper
.5d
1d
1.5d
2d
3d
4d
5d
6d
8d
1s
2s
3s

Essay[edit]

1924 1/- Die essay of frame in black on glazed card, 92x60mm, with handstamp "Before Hardening"
1924 Frame master showing uncleared surrounds and with guide marks on all four sides, in black on glazed card (92x60 mm)
master with portions of the design uncleared and showing large uncleared surrounds with guide marks for the frame, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.)
Vignette, in black on glazed card (92x60mm.) marked "before hardening" and, in pencil, "Die 2" and "25/3/22"


Varieties[edit]

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Broken Scroll
Torn Flag (4/6)
Broken Main Mast (R2/1)
Cleft Rock (5/1)
½d
1½d
2d
4d
6d
8d
1s
2s
3s
1d
4d
5d
6d
8d
1s
2s
3s
1d
4d
5d
6d
8d
1s
2s
3s
1½d

Plate Blocks[edit]

  • All showing Cleft Rock (R5/1)
½d
1d
1½d
2d
3d
5d
8d
1s
2s
3s

Specimen[edit]

  • Set overprinted specimen in Black and Red. (½d, 4d and 3s in Red)
3s