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1926 King George V Admirals Official

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1926 King George V Admirals Official
Cat. Mint Unhinged Mint Hinged Fine Used
1d Red Field Marshall (Simplified) 38a $11.70
$6.30
$0.45
(i) Perf 14 38a1 $12.60
$7.20
$0.55
(ii) Perf 14 x 15 38a2 $49.50
$21.60
$0.55
2/- Blue Admiral of the Fleet 38b $585.00
$234.00
$234.00
Set of 2 individual stamps 38c $566.85
$228.30
$222.75

The penny and two shilling 'Admiral' stamps were overprinted 'Official' for use on correspondence from government departments.



The 2/- design was first issued in May 1927 and is quite rare as it was only on sale for eight years.
Bibliography

The Postage Stamps of New Zealand (Volume I)
    Edited by R. J. G. Collins and H. T. M. Fathers B.A. B.Sc.
    Published 1938 by The Philatelic Society of New Zealand Incorporated
    Page 469
The Postage Stamps of New Zealand Volume VIII
    Edited by B. G. Vincent FRPSNZ
    Published 1998 by The Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand Incorporated (ISSN 0-9597883-1-X)
    Page 711
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