+ Issue Date : 08/1880
+ Classification : Postage Stamp
+ Printer : De La Rue & Co, Limited
+ Watermark : Crown CC
+ Perforations : 14
+ Separations : Normal Perforations
+ Gum Type : Gum
+ Shape : Rectangular
+ Orientation : Vertical
In August 1880, the 8c. orange stamps of the 1867-71 issue were surcharged in black in two lines with “5 cents.” the word ”cents” being italicised. There were three different types of the figure “5″, varying according to the rows of the pane utilised for this purpose.
Original stamp number 14.