6d Grey
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For use as seaborne rate to UK

Single Pane plates, 240 on, 12 rows of 20

swan wmk paper upright or inverted

Issued 7 Aug 1857

323 sheets total

 

A single impression from the 4d intermediate stone, suitably altered by merely changing the words of value, was used to create a 3x4 intermediate stone of 6d.  The plate of 240 was constructed from this stone, applied 20 times.

Printings:

15/16 Jul 1857: Golden Bronze, bronze 200sht

23 July 1859: Grey. 123sht