Cayman Islands King George V
1935 Pictorial Set

Updated - August, 2017

Identifying the Cayman Islands King George V Pictorial Set issues is very simple. There are no listed color shades, and all of the stamps have the same watermark. I am displaying it primarily because it is a very nicely designed and color coordinated set of stamps that has always been one of my favorites.

Unlike modern stamps which are issued in the millions, definitive sets from this time period were issued very conservatively. I do not have the print quantities for these issues, but typical sets from other Colonies at this time were printed in quantities of less than 30,000 for the higher values during this time period. This set was issued in 1935 and replaced in 1938 with the King George VI set, so there was not a lot of time for many printings. Please feel free to supply the print quantities if you have them.

The catalog numbers are from the 1980 Commonwealth Five Reigns Catalogue (CW), 2013 Stanley Gibbons Stamp Catalogue (SG) and the 2011 Scott catalog (ST). The description and dates are from the Commonwealth Catalogue. Please contact Bridger & Kay to obtain a copy of this publication. You can access the other publishers using the "Links to British Colonial Stamp Sites" at the bottom of this page.

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CW G63 - SG 96 - ST 85
1/4d Black & Brown
CW G64 - SG 97 - ST 86
1/2d Ultramarine & Yellow-Green
CW G65 - SG 98 - ST 87
1d Ultramarine & Scarlet
CW G66 - SG 99 - ST 88
1-1/2d Black & Orange
CW G67 - SG 100 - ST 89
2d Ultramarine & Purple
CW G68 - SG 101 - ST 90
2-1/2d Blue & Black
CW G69 - SG 102 - ST 91
3d Black & Olive-Green
CW G70 - SG 103 - ST 92
6d Bright Purple & Black
CW G71 - SG 104 - ST 93
1/ Ultramarine & Orange
CW G72 - SG 105 - ST 94
2/ Ultramarine & Black
CW G73 - SG 106 - ST 95
5/ Green & Black
CW G74 - SG 107 - ST 96
10/ Black & Scarlet

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Classic Cayman Islands Stamps for sale based on the identification from this article.
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