King George 5 Definitives As Concise

PLEASE NOTE - When comparing prices, ours are based on 30 years experience backed up by a reference collection of the King George V period containing well in excess of 3000 RPS certified examples. Certain online auction sites are full of wishful thinking sellers who always seem to have the better shades available very cheaply, these are of course wrong 99.9% of the time.

1911-12 Downey Heads Watermark Imperial Crown Upright

Type 1. Dark Head to ½d and White Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 321 Scott: ½d Pale Green (T1, Crown, Die A)
SG: 322 Scott: 151 ½d Green (T1, Crown, Die A)
SG: 322a Scott: ½d Green (T1, Crown, Die A) PERF 14 ERROR
SG: 323 Scott: ½d Bluish Green (T1, Crown, Die A)
SG: 324 Scott: ½d Yellow Green (T1, Crown, Die B)
SG: 325 Scott: ½d Bright Green (T1, Crown, Die B)
SG: 326 Scott: ½d Bluish Green (T1, Crown, Die B)
SG: 327 Scott: 1d Carmine Red (T1, Crown, Die A)
SG: 327b Scott: 1d Chalky Paper (T1, Crown, Die A)
SG: 328 Scott: 1d Pale Carmine (T1, Crown, Die A)
SG: 328a Scott: 1d Carmine No Cross on Crown (Die A)
SG: 329 Scott: 1d Carmine (T1, Crown, Die B)
SG: 330 Scott: 1d Pale Carmine (T1, Crown, Die B)
SG: 330a Scott: 1d Pale Carmine No Cross On Crown (T1, Crown, Die B)
SG: 331 Scott: 1d Rose Pink (T1, Crown, Die B)
SG: 332 Scott: 1d Scarlet (T1, Crown, Die B) Trimmed Perfs
SG: 332 Scott: 1d Scarlet (T1, Crown, Die B)
SG: 333 Scott: 1d Aniline Scarlet (T1, Crown, Die B)

Downey Heads 1911-12 Watermark Imperial Crown Inverted

Type 1. Dark Head to ½d and White Lion to 1d Values

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 325wi Scott: ½d Green Inverted Watermark (T1, Crown, Die B)
SG: 327wi Scott: 1d Carmine Red Watermark Inverted (T1, Crown, Die A)
SG: 329wi Scott: 1d Carmine Inverted Watermark (T1, Crown, Die B)
SG: 332wi Scott: 1d Scarlet Inverted Watermark (T1, Crown, Die B)
SG: 332wi Scott: 1d Scarlet Inverted Watermark (T1, Crown, Die B) Trimmed Perfs
SG: 333wi Scott: 1d Aniline Scarlet Inverted Watermark (T1, Crown, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Booklet Stamps. Watermark Royal Cypher Upright

Type 1. Dark Head to ½d and White Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 334 Scott: 155 ½d Pale Green (Good perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 334 Scott: 155 ½d Pale Green (Trimmed perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 335 Scott: ½d Green (Good perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 335 Scott: ½d Green (Trimmed perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 336 Scott: 156 1d Scarlet (Good perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 336 Scott: 156 1d Scarlet (Trimmed perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 337 Scott: 1d Bright Scarlet (Good perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 337 Scott: 1d Bright Scarlet (Trimmed perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Booklet Stamps. Watermark Royal Cypher Inverted

Type 1. Dark Head to ½d and White Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 334wi Scott: ½d Pale Green Inverted Watermark (Good perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 334wi Scott: ½d Pale Green Inverted Watermark (Trimmed perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 335wi Scott: ½d Green Inverted Watermark (Good perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 335wi Scott: ½d Green Inverted Watermark (Trimmed perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 336wi Scott: 1d Scarlet Inverted Watermark (Good perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 336wi Scott: 1d Scarlet Inverted Watermark (Trimmed perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 337wi Scott: 1d Bright Scarlet Inverted watermark (Good perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 337wi Scott: 1d Bright Scarlet Inverted watermark (Trimmed perfs) (T1, R Cypher, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Watermark Imperial Crown Upright

Type 2. Light Head to ½d and Shaded Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 338 Scott: ½d Deep Green (T2, Crown, Die B)
SG: 339 Scott: 153 ½d Green (T2, Crown, Die B)
SG: 340 Scott: ½d Yellow Green (T2, Crown, Die B)
SG: 340a Scott: ½d Green No cross on Crown (T2, Crown, Die B)
SG: 341 Scott: 1d Bright Scarlet (T2, Crown, Die B)
SG: 341a Scott: 1d Scarlet No cross on Crown (T2, Crown, Die B)
SG: 341b Scott: 1d Scarlet Printed Double, One Albino (T2, Crown, Die B)
SG: 342 Scott: 154 1d Scarlet (T2, Crown, Die B)
SG: 343 Scott: 154a 1d Aniline Scarlet (T2, Crown, Die B)
SG: 343a Scott: 1d Aniline Scarlet No Cross on Crown (T2, Crown, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Watermark Imperial Crown Inverted

Type 2. Light Head to ½d and Shaded Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 340wi Scott: ½d Yellow Green Inverted watermark (T2, Crown, Die B)
SG: 341wi Scott: 1d Bright Scarlet Inverted watermark (T2, Crown, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Watermark Royal Cypher Upright

Type 2. Light Head to ½d and Shaded Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 344 Scott: 157 ½d Green (T2, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 344a Scott: ½d Green No Cross on Crown (T2, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 345 Scott: 158 1d Scarlet (T2, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 345a Scott: 1d Scarlet No Cross on Crown (T2, R Cypher, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Watermark Royal Cypher Inverted

Type 2. Light Head to ½d and Shaded Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 344wi Scott: ½d Green Inverted Watermark (T2, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 345wi Scott: 1d Scarlet Inverted Watermark (T2, R Cypher, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Watermark Royal Cypher Reversed

Type 2. Light Head to ½d and Shaded Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 344wj Scott: ½d Green Reversed Watermark (T2, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 345wj Scott: 1d Scarlet Reversed Watermark (T2, R Cypher, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Watermark Royal Cypher Inverted And Reversed

Type 2. Light Head to ½d and Shaded Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 344wk Scott: ½d Green Inverted and Reversed Watermark (T2, R Cypher, Die B)
SG: 345wk Scott: 1d Scarlet Inverted and Reversed Watermark (T2, R Cypher, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Watermark Multiple Royal Cypher Upright

Type 2. Light Head to ½d and Shaded Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 346 Scott: 158a ½d Green (T2, M Cypher, Die B)
SG: 346a Scott: ½d Green No Cross on Crown (T2, M Cypher, Die B)
SG: 346b Scott: ½d Green Imperf (T2, M Cypher, Die B)
SG: 347 Scott: ½d Yellow Green (T2, M Cypher, Die B)
SG: 348 Scott: ½d Pale Green (T2, M Cypher, Die B)
SG: 349 Scott: 1d Bright Scarlet (T2, M Cypher, Die B)
SG: 350 Scott: 158b 1d Scarlet (T2, M Cypher, Die B)
SG: 350a Scott: 1d Scarlet No Cross on Crown (T2, M Cypher, Die B)
SG: 350b Scott: 1d Scarlet Imperf (T2, M Cypher, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Watermark Multiple Royal Cypher Inverted

Type 2. Light Head to ½d and Shaded Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 346wi Scott: ½d Green Inverted Watermark (T2, M Cypher, Die B)
SG: 350wi Scott: 1d Scarlet Inverted Watermark (T2, M Cypher, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Watermark Multiple Royal Cypher Reversed

Type 2. Light Head to ½d and Shaded Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 346wj Scott: ½d Green Reversed Watermark (T2, M Cypher, Die B)
SG: 350wj Scott: 1d Scarlet Reversed Watermark (T2, M Cypher, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Watermark Multiple Royal Cypher Inverted Reversed

Type 2. Light Head to ½d and Shaded Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 346wk Scott: ½d Green Inverted and Reversed Watermark (T2, M Cypher, Die B)
SG: 350wk Scott: 1d Scarlet Inverted and Reversed Watermark (T2, M Cypher, Die B)

Downey Heads 1912 Watermark Multiple Royal Cypher Sideways

Type 2. Light Head to ½d and Shaded Lion to 1d Values
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 350c Scott: 1d Scarlet Sideways Watermark  (T2, M Cypher, Die B)

Downey Heads Sets

Head and Lion Types 1 and 2
SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 321 / 350 Scott: 151/158b BASIC SET OF 10 DOWNEY HEAD VALUES

1912-24 Watermark Royal Cypher

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 355 Scott: ½d Cyprus Green
SG: 363a Scott: 1½d Chocolate Brown No Watermark
SG: 364a Scott: 1½d Chestnut "Pencf" Error  
SG: 382a Scott: 5d Yellow Brown No Watermark
SG: 385a Scott: 167b 6d Reddish Purple (Perf 14)
SG: 391 Scott: 8d Black/Yellow-Buff (Granite)
SG: Set 351 / 396 Scott: 159/172 BASIC SET OF 14 ROYAL CYPHER VALUES (No 9d Green )
SG: Set 351 / 396 Scott: 159/172 BASIC SET OF 15 ROYAL CYPHER VALUES

Royal Cypher Reversed Watermarks

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 351wj Scott: ½d Green Reversed Watermark
SG: 357wj Scott: 1d Scarlet Reversed Watermark
SG: 362wj Scott: 1½d Red Brown Reversed Watermark
SG: 368wj Scott: 2d Orange die I Reversed Watermark
SG: 372wj Scott: 2½d Blue Reversed Watermark
SG: 375wj Scott: 3d Violet Reversed Watermark
SG: 379wj Scott: 4d Green Reversed Watermark
SG: 390wj Scott: 8d Black/Yellow Reversed Watermark

Royal Cypher Inverted Watermarks

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 351wi Scott: ½d Green Inverted Watermark
SG: 357wi Scott: 1d Scarlet Inverted Watermark
SG: 362wi Scott: 1½d Red Brown Inverted Watermark
SG: 368wi Scott: 2d Orange die I Inverted Watermark
SG: 370wi Scott: 2d Orange die 2 Inverted Watermark
SG: 372wi Scott: 2½d Blue Inverted Watermark
SG: 375wi Scott: 3d Violet Inverted Watermark
SG: 379wi Scott: 4d Green Inverted Watermark
SG: 385wi Scott: 6d Purple Inverted Watermark
SG: 387wi Scott: 7d Olive Inverted Watermark
SG: 390wi Scott: 8d Black/Yellow Inverted Watermark
SG: 393awi Scott: 9d Green Inverted Watermark
SG: 394wi Scott: 10d Turquoise Inverted Watermark
SG: 395wi Scott: 1/- Bistre Inverted Watermark

Royal Cypher Inverted And Reversed Watermarks

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 351wk Scott: ½d Green Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 357wk Scott: 1d Scarlet Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 362wk Scott: 1½d Brown Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 368wk Scott: 2d Orange die 1 Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 370wk Scott: 2d Orange die 2 Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 372wk Scott: 2½d Blue Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 375wk Scott: 3d Violet Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 379wk Scott: 4d Green Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 381wk Scott: 5d Brown Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 385wk Scott: 6d Purple Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 392wk Scott: 9d Agate Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 393awk Scott: 9d Green Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 394wk Scott: 10d Turquoise Inverted and Reversed Watermark
SG: 395wk Scott: 1/- Bistre Inverted and Reversed Watermark

Royal Cypher No Watermark

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: N14b Scott: ½d Green No Watermark
SG: N16a Scott: 1d Scarlet No Watermark
SG: 363a Scott: 1½d Brown No Watermark
SG: N19a Scott: 2d Orange die 1 No Watermark
SG: N22a Scott: 3d Violet No Watermark
SG: N23a Scott: 4d Green No Watermark

1913 Watermark Multiple Royal Cypher

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 397 Scott: 177 ½d Bright Green (Good Perfs)
SG: 397 Scott: 177 ½d Bright Green (Poor Perfs)
SG: 397 Scott: 177 ½d Bright Green (Average Perfs)
SG: 397wi Scott: 177 ½d Bright Green ( Good Perfs ) Inverted Watermark
SG: 398wi Scott: 178 1d Scarlet ( Good Perfs ) Inverted Watermark
SG: Set 397/8 Scott: 177/8 SET OF 2 MULTI CYPHER VALUES (Good Perfs)
SG: Set 397/8 Scott: 177/8 SET OF 2 MULTI CYPHER VALUES (Poor Perfs)
SG: Set 397/8 Scott: 177/8 SET OF 2 MULTI CYPHER VALUES (Average Perfs)
SG: Set 397wi/398wi Scott: 177/178 SET oF 2 ( Good Perfs ) INVERTED WATERMARK

1913 Waterlow Seahorses

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 399 Scott: Waterlow 2/6d Deep Sepia Brown (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 400 Scott: 173 Waterlow 2/6d Sepia Brown (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 401 Scott: 174 Waterlow 5/- Rose Carmine (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 402 Scott: 175 Waterlow 10/- Indigo Blue (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 403 Scott: 176 Waterlow £1 Green (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 404 Scott: Waterlow £1 Dull Blue Green (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: Set 399/404 Scott: Complete set of 4 ( One of each value ) ( Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available )
SG: 403 / 404 variety Scott: Waterlow £1 Green. The OFFICIAL Royal Mail Facsimile ( An excellent way to fill that gap )

1915-18 De La Rue Seahorses

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 405 Scott: De La Rue 2/6d Deep Yellow Brown (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 406 Scott: 173a De La Rue 2/6d Yellow Brown (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 407 Scott: De La Rue 2/6d Grey Brown (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 408 Scott: De La Rue 2/6d Sepia (Seal Brown) (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 409 Scott: 174a De La Rue 5/- Bright Carmine (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 410 Scott: De La Rue 5/- Pale Carmine (Worn Plate) (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 411 Scott: De La Rue 10/- Deep Blue (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 412 Scott: De La Rue 10/- Blue (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: 413 Scott: De La Rue 10/- Pale Blue (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)
SG: Set 405/413 Scott: Complete set of 3. One of each value. (Prices are From. I will advise if Quoted prices are not Available)

1924-26 Watermark Block Cypher

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 418c Scott: 187 ½d Green NO WATERMARK
SG: 419b Scott: 1d Scarlet Experimental Paper
SG: 420a Scott: 189a 1½d Red Brown Tête-Bêche Pair
SG: 420c Scott: 1½d Red Brown Printed On The Gummed Side
SG: 420g Scott: 1½d Brown Experimental Paper
SG: 426 Scott: 6d Reddish Purple / Chalk Paper
SG: 426a Scott: 195 6d Purple/Ordinary paper
SG: Set 418/29 Scott: 187/200 BASIC SET OF 12 BLOCK CYPHER VALUES (6d value will be 426a)

1924-26 Watermark Sideways Block Cypher

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 418a Scott: 187a ½d Green (Good Perfs) Sideways Watermark
SG: 418a Scott: 187a ½d Green (Trimmed Perfs) Sideways Watermark
SG: 418awi Scott: 187a ½d Green (Good Perfs) Watermark SIDEWAYS INVERTED
SG: 419a Scott: 188a 1d Scarlet (Good Perfs) Sideways Watermark
SG: 419a Scott: 188a 1d Scarlet (Trimmed Perfs) Sideways Watermark
SG: 420b Scott: 189b 1½d Red Brown (Good Perfs) Sideways Watermark
SG: 420b Scott: 189b 1½d Red Brown (Trimmed Perfs) Sideways Watermark
SG: 421b Scott: 190a 2d Orange (Good Perfs) Sideways Watermark
SG: 421b Scott: 190a 2d Orange (Trimmed Perfs) Sideways Watermark
SG: Set 418a/421b Scott: 187a/190a SET OF 4 BLOCK CYPHER SIDEWAYS VALUES (All Good Perfs)
SG: Set 418a/421b Scott: 187a/190a SET OF 4 BLOCK CYPHER SIDEWAYS VALUES (All Trimmed Perfs)

1924-26 Watermark Inverted Block Cypher

SG Scott Description
Price Options
SG: 418wi Scott: ½d Green (Trimmed Perfs) Inverted Watermark
SG: 418wi Scott: ½d Green (Good Perfs) Inverted Watermark
SG: 419wi Scott: 1d Scarlet (Good Perfs) Inverted Watermark
SG: 419wi Scott: 1d Scarlet (Trimmed Perfs) Inverted Watermark
SG: 420wi Scott: 1½d Red brown (Good Perfs) Inverted Watermark
SG: 420wi Scott: 1½d Red brown (Trimmed Perfs) Inverted Watermark
SG: 421wi Scott: 2d Orange (Die 2) Inverted Watermark
SG: 422wi Scott: 2½d Blue Inverted Watermark
SG: 423wi Scott: 3d Violet Inverted Watermark
SG: 424wi Scott: 4d Grey Green Inverted Watermark
SG: 425wi Scott: 5d Brown Inverted Watermark