Somaliland Protectorate


Published with the kind permission of the British Library

Design 1 Blackheaded Sheep
Design 2 Greater Kudu Antelope
Design 3 Map

April 27th 1942
Second Definitive Issue
Designs
1/2a to 3a Blackheaded Sheep
4a to 1a Greater Kudu Antelope
1r to 5r Map of Protectorate
All with King's head facing forward
Recess Printed by Waterlow and Sons.
Perforated 121/2
Sheet Format 8 x 15 Anna vales and 10 x 6 Rupee Values

Requisition 6898/1

Notes from the Crown Agents records in the British Library.

Date Due:

"Die Proofs 27/3/41, Stamps 17/5/41" 

"Sheets of stamps numbered 1 up each duty and interleaved with wax paper.

From Bureau for the Colony (via G3) 6/841?

11,396 stamps of 3a to be interleaved and sheet numbered 2087 upwards. "

Duty

Sheets Ordered

Sheets Printed

Stamps

Dispatch Date

Numbers for Dealers, GPO and Specimens

1/2a green

3,000

3,062

360,000

12/5 & 1/7 1941

120,000

1a scarlet-red

10,833 40/120

10,902

1,300,000

12/5 & 1/7 1941

100,000

2a lake

10,833 40/120

10,818 40/120

1,300,000

12/5 & 1/7 1941

100,000

3a blue

2,500

2,563

300,000

12/5 & 1/7 1941

60,000

4a deep brown

2,500

2,521

300,000

12/5 & 1/7 1941

60,000

6a violet

2,500

2560 80/120

300,000

12/5 & 1/7 1941

50,000

8a grey

2,500

2,527

300,000

12/5 & 1/7 1941

60,000

12a reddish orange

2,500

2,502

300,000

12/5 & 1/7 1941

60,000

1r green

2,500

2,374

150,000

12/5 & 1/7 1941

30,000

2r purple

2,333 20/60

2,485 20/60

140,000

1/7/41

20,000

3r blue

2,250

2,367

135,000

1/7/41

15,000

5r black

2,250

2,290

135,000

1/7/41

15,000

 

1938 Definitives