Denmark 1875-1879 Definitives - Numerals in Øre

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  • Issue Date: 1875-1879 (Printings until 1905)

Due to various print runs the issues for values was completed in 1879, however printings continued giving rise to a variety of shades through until 1905

  • Designed by: Philip C.Batz
  • Print Process: Letterpress
  • Perforations: (C1) 14 x 13½ and (C2) 12¾ x 12¾
  • Watermark: Crown II and III

Issues

3ore
Jan 1875
4ore
Jan 1875
The 4 Øre Printings
5ore
01 Mar 1879
8ore
Jan 1875
The 8 Øre Printings
12ore
Jan 1875
16ore
Jan 1875
20ore
Jan 1875
Frame Grp I (Thick Frame) Printing 1a
25ore
Jan 1875
50ore
Jan 1875
100ore
First Printing Frame Group I (Thick Frame). Issued 01 Oct 1877 Dull light orange & Grey
100ore
Orange-yellow & Bluish Grey 1891 Printing

Proofs

A proof sheet printing of the Øre values 4 and 3 on proof printing compound sheet in a range of shades.

Denmark Bicolor Proof Sheet 4 3.jpg

Plate blocks

A large block from Frame Group 4 from the 1889 printing in dull brown/dull brownish violet.

Group 4 is distinguished by its bottom left floret being blunt in non-inverted (normal) stamps.

Denmark Bicolor 50 block dbdbv.jpg
Detail showing the blunt south-west corner floret

Varieties