SG St Helena, Ascension & Tristan Da Cunha 5th Ed

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A priced listing of stamps from St. Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha. Details of issues up to 1970 have been extracted from the Stanley Gibbons 2014 Commonwealth and British Empire Stamp Catalogue. Later issues have been updated and re-priced for this edition. -Comprehensive priced listing of all stamps from early issues of St. Helena (1856) to date. - -Handy size and format - attractive layout - easy to use. -Comprehensive introductory section to guide readers through the catalogue. -There are new watermark varieties among the engraved Queen Victoria issues of St Helena and the Tristan da Cunha 4d. postage due with the ‘broken “d”’ variety is listed for the first time, priced at £60 unused. -Prices have been revised throughout with a great many increases among the definitive issues up to the first sets of Queen Elizabeth, Great Britain used in Ascension and the commemoratives of the last few years. Errors and varieties in particular show significant rises, with the 4d. ‘Mountaineer’ flaw of Ascension (SG 42da) up from £650 to £850. -Listings for issues up to 1970 are based on the 2014 Commonwealth and British Empire Stamps catalogue; later issues have been specially updated and repriced for this catalogue. -Fully illustrated in colour. -On cover “multipliers” provided for all stamps to 1945, to allow calculation of prices for stamps on cover. -Watermark varieties, plate flaws, major errors, perforation changes, shades, postage due stamps and booklets are all listed and priced. -Includes Great Britain stamps used in Ascension before Ascension stamps became available. -Includes the popular pre-stamp cachets (handstamps) of Tristan da Cunha. New issue listings have been updated as follows: Ascension (to November 2013), St. Helena (to November 2013) Tristan da Cunha (to December 2013).