Kenya, Uganda & Tanganyika 1954 20c Imperf Pair

29/02/2012     KUT

Of all the 1954-59 first Queen Elizabeth II definitives, the 20c is the only value which is listed in Stanley Gibbons as imperforate - SG 170a. This beautiful stamp, showing the king of beasts, the African Lion (Panthera Leo) in black against a background in orange of an East African wildlife park, is one of the most memorable of the commonwealth stamp designs printed by De La Rue in the 1950s.


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