Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue Cyprus, Gibraltar & Malta Stamp Catalogue 6th Edition

Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue Cyprus, Gibraltar & Malta Stamp Catalogue 6th Edition

Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue Cyprus, Gibraltar & Malta Stamp Catalogue 6th Edition

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Stanley Gibbons Commonwealth Stamp Catalogue Cyprus, Gibraltar & Malta Stamp Catalogue 6th Edition

This catalogue provides a comprehensive priced listing of stamps issued by Cyprus, Turkish Cypriot Posts, Gibraltar and Malta, as well as the former British colonies in Europe of Heligoland and the Ionian Islands and also the British Post Offices in Crete. Listings for issues up to 1970 have been extracted from the 2019 Commonwealth and British Empire Stamps 1870–1970, more recent issues have been specially repriced for this volume.

KEY SELLING FEATURES:

  • Comprehensive priced listing of stamps from the early issues of Cyprus (1881), Gibraltar (1886) and Malta (1860) to date
  • Includes stamps of the former British colonies of Heligoland (1867-90) and the Ionian Islands (1859)
  • Includes British Post Offices in Crete, wartime issues of the Faröe Islands and the stamps of the Turkish Cypriot Posts
  • Handy format
  • Illustrated in colour
  • On cover ‘multipliers’ provided for all stamps to 1945, to allow calculation of prices for stamps on cover
  • Watermark varieties, shades, plate flaws, major errors, postage due stamps and booklets are all listed and priced

Includes Great Britain stamps used in Cyprus, Gibraltar and Malta before their  stamps became available, the ‘Crowned Circle’ markings of the Ionian Islands and the stamps of Gibraltar used in the British post offices in Morocco (1886-1898)

New for this edition

  • Design indexes for the pictorial stamps of Gibraltar and Malta, allowing individual stamps to be easily identified have been updated.
  • Prices have been extensively revised throughout the catalogue with increases in most periods, but also a few reductions.
  • A number of plate and watermark varieties are listed for the first time.
  • Interesting article on the first stamps of Gibraltar reprinted from Gibbons Stamp Monthly.

DETAILED CONTENTS/COUNTRIES COVERED:

The Stanley Gibbons Cyprus, Gibraltar and Malta Catalogue lists and prices the stamps of British Empire and Commonwealth countries in the area from the earliest issues to date, to the level of detail familiar to users of the Part 1 British Commonwealth listings.  The catalogue contains:

  • British Post Offices in Crete (1898-99)
  • Cyprus (1880-2022)
  • Turkish Cypriot Posts (1974-2022)
  • Faroe Islands under British Occupation (1940-1941)
  • Gibraltar (1866-2023)
  • Gibraltar stamps used in the Morocco Agencies (1886-1898)
  • Heligoland (1867-90)
  • Ionian Islands (1859)
  • Malta (1860-2023)

New issue listings updated as follows:

  • Cyprus – up to November 2022
  • Turkish Cypriot Posts – December 2022
  • Gibraltar – March 2023
  • Malta – April 2023

Details
Genres: Asia, Cyprus, Europe, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Malta, Northern Cyprus
Publisher: Stanley Gibbons
Publication Year: 2023
ASIN: 1739869699
ISBN: 9781739869694
List Price: GBP 26.95
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