Jamaica: 1956-58 unissued £1

Description

The £1 stamp issued in the reign of King George VI shows 'Tobacco Growing & Cigar Making'. The first £1 stamp for Queen Elizabeth II was to have been in the same design and colours, but this was abandoned after they had been printed.

Shown here is the unissued philatelic item, showing the portrait of the Queen. Only seven examples of this stamp exist.

Full title:
Jamaica: 1956-58 unissued £1
Published:
1956
Created:
1956-58
Format:
Philatelic item
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
The Crown Agents Collection

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