Overprint Statistics

Overprint Statistics

Total number of commercial overprints : 8500

Total number of different commercial overprint types : 4999

(Note : SG refers to Stanley Gibbons catalogue numbers.)

QUEEN VICTORIA

Total number of Queen Victoria overprints : 1922

1d Lilac (SG F9) 221 overprints
1d Lilac (SG F19) 655 overprints
1d Venetian Red (SG 166) 5 overprints
1d Lilac (SG 170-174) 1039 overprints
6d Dull Green (SG 194) 2 overprints

KING EDWARD VII

Total number of King Edward VII overprints : 414

1d Scarlet (SG 219) 414 overprints

KING GEORGE V

Total number of King George V overprints : 1623

1d Scarlet (SG 327-333, 336, 337, 341, 342, 345, 349, 350) 153 overprints
1d Carmine Red (SG 357, 358, 360, 419) 321 overprints
2d Orange (SG 336-368, 370, 421) 679 overprints
5d Brown (SG 381, 382, 425) 7 overprints
6d Purple (SG 384, 386, 426) 13 overprints
2d Orange (SG 442) 450 overprints                                                

KING GEORGE VI

Total number of King George VI overprints : 2072

2d Orange (SG 465) 536 overprints
6d Purple (SG 470) 10 overprints
2d Orange (SG 482) 16 overprints
2d Pale Orange (SG 488) 871 overprints
2d Pale Red Brown (SG 506) 639 overprints

QUEEN ELIZABETH II

Total number of Queen Elizabeth II overprints : 2474

2d Red Brown (SG 518, 543) 671 overprints
2d Light Red Brown (SG 564, 573, 590, 605) 1022 overprints
6d Reddish Purple (SG 523, 548, 579, 617) 57 overprints
1/- Bistre Brown (SG 554, 584, 617e) 3 overprints
2d Lake Brown (SG 726-728) 702 overprints
6d Bright Reddish Purple (SG 736) 19 overprints

Many thanks to Paul Green for contributing the overprint stats featured on this page. Since the cataloguing of commercial overprints is an ongoing project, with new users and overprints being “discovered” and added to the records on a regular basis, these statistics will be updated in the future.

 

 


 

 

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