The 1921 British Watermark Multiple Script CA Issue
Wmk: A newly shaped crown and CA in script character

1920-24



These stamps are watermarked "Mult Script CA" which was introduced in 1921. From the reverse it looks like this:
Wmk Mult Script CA

A newly shaped crown and CA in script character.



SPECIMEN overprint on the 1921 "Mult Script CA" stamps: Samuel Type D12x
Samuel Type D12x

The De La Rue Overprint on these stamps is Type D12x: Length 14.6 mm, Height: 2.5 mm.



In 1921 three denominations of the English issue were printed on the new Mult. Script CA Watermark paper.
Engraving: Leonard Vincent Phillips
Design: J. Giraud
Printing: Thomas De La Rue & Co., Ltd.
First Day: August 1921  ♦  first day recorded: 18 August 1921
Perforation: 14
This series exists with overprint "SPECIMEN".

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The 1921 British Watermark Mult. Script CA stamps

1921 1d

S.-G.: 36-Yv: 71
Sc.   : **-Mi: 74

1921 2d

S.-G.: 37-Yv: 70
Sc.   : **-Mi: 75

1921 6d

S.-G.: 39-Yv: 72
Sc.   : **-Mi: 76

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The 1921 British Watermark Mult. Script CA Specimen stamps

1921 1d

S.-G.: 36s-Yv: --
Sc.   : **-Mi: --

1921 2d

S.-G.: 37s-Yv: --
Sc.   : **-Mi: --

1921 6d

S.-G.: 39s-Yv: --
Sc.   : **-Mi: --

 

Quantities: 1d: 90,000   ♦  2d: 90,000   ♦  6d: 15,000   ♦  Specimen: 420 sets

The 1921 British Watermark Mult. Script CA Specimen stamps from the Madagascar archive

1921 1d

From the Madaagascar archives: 1921 Specimen set with the "Broken M". (Blinco coll.)

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