1d Green QM Die 1
Based on a
photograph from the Dorothy Wilding Studios, this and the 2d were issued on the day of the
2nd Class Postage.
First issued on the 10th May 1937 replacing the 1d Green
KGV. This was the first stamp in the new series. As such it underwent quite some
Designed and engraved by RA Harrison.
Die 1 only exists perforated 13½x14
as it was replaced for the second issue.
All printings from 320on copper plates.
Unlike most of the series, the imprint appears below
the central gutter. This was more in accordance to the practice adopted for the KGV and