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King George V - 2 cents 1928 - Canadian stamp

King George V  1928 - Canadian stamp

Specifications

  • Quantity: 1 268 920 700
  • Issue date: October 17, 1928
  • Printer: Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited
  • Scott: #150

King George V - 2 cents 1928 prices and values

The value of a King George V - 2 cents 1928 stamp depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more. Values in the section are based on the market, trends, auctions and recognized books, publications and catalogs. This section also includes information on errors and varieties and characteristics.

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King George V - 2 cents 1928 $0.06 $0.12 $0.15 $220
King George V - 2 cents 1928 - Booklet pane of 6 (#150a) $5.50 $11 $17 -
King George V - 2 cents 1928 - Imperforate - Pair (#150b) - - - -
King George V - 2 cents 1928 - Tête-bêche (#150c) - - - -
VGFVF
King George V - 2 cents 1928 $0.25 $0.54 $1.50
King George V - 2 cents 1928 - Booklet pane of 6 (#150a) $7.30 $15 $22
King George V - 2 cents 1928 - Imperforate - Pair (#150b) $41 $54 $68
King George V - 2 cents 1928 - Tête-bêche (#150c) $520 $630 $710
VGFVF
King George V - 2 cents 1928 $0.49 $1.10 $2.90
King George V - 2 cents 1928 - Booklet pane of 6 (#150a) $11 $22 $33
King George V - 2 cents 1928 - Imperforate - Pair (#150b) $61 $81 $100
King George V - 2 cents 1928 - Tête-bêche (#150c) $780 $940 $1,100

Errors and varieties

Booklet pane of 6 - King George V - 2 cents 1928

n/a

Imperforate - Pair - King George V - 2 cents 1928

King George V - 5 cents 1928 - Canadian stamp - 150b - Imperforate - Pair

Tête-bêche - King George V - 2 cents 1928

n/a

Description

Since the regular issue postage stamp designs had not been changed for 16 years, the Department decided in 1928 to issue a new definite series featuring a contemporary portrait of King George V. Accordingly the Post Office Department instructed the Canadian Bank Note Company to prepare a new series of lower denominations with portraits of the sovereign. The harmony of the designs did not prevent showing the denominations in large figures, easy to read. Scroll work replaced the crowns on the design, and the stamps were bilingual with the words "postes" and "post."

Creators

Portrait engraved by Robert Savage
Based on a photograph by Lafayette Portrait Studios
Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz

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The values on this page are in Canadian dollars (CAD).