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5s

Ref

Colours and Blocks

Provenance

c

01

Blue, yellow & green

Jarvis

b

04

Block of 4

Jarvis

b

60

Block / sheet of 60


5s

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Marginal Inscriptions incl Plate Numbers

Provenance

m

1A

Plate No. 1A1A1A

Jarvis

m

1B

Plate No. 1B1B1B

Jarvis

m

imp

Imprint - THOMAS DE LA RUE & CO. LTD

Jarvis

m

sht

Sheet number & colour bar - R1C5-6


Missing Colours Perforation Errors Plate Numbers

5s - Map of Jamaica, Factories and Fruit

Blue, Yellow & Green.

A silhouette map of Jamaica rising out of the Caribbean sea before a brilliant dawn. The traditional agricultural crops of sugar cane. Bananas and pineapple are depicted in the foreground, while educational and

industrial developments are indicated on the horizon by a representation of the new Ministry of Education to the left and an industrial plant to the right.

Jamaica Independence Issue

Issued 8 August 1962