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1857
Engr.
Blued Paper
1      A1     1p     blue
2      A1     6p     plum
Beware of copies of No. 25b with perfs removed to resemble No.1

1857-59
White Paper
3      A1       1p     deep turq
4      A1       2p     deep green
a)              2p     yellow green
5      A2       4p     dl rose (‟59)
6      A1       5p     org brown
6A     A1       6p     plum
7      A1       6p     brown
8      A2       8p     brown (‟59)
9      A2       9p     lil brn (‟59)
10     A1       10p    vermillon
11     A1       1sh    violet
12     A2       1sh9p green (‟59)
a)              1sh9p yellow green

13     A2      2sh     blue (‟59)
Stamps of type A2 frequently have repaired corners.
Nos. 3-4 exist unofficially rouletted.
No. 5 was reproduced by the collotype process in a souvenir sheet distributed at the
London International Stamp Exhibition 1950.
The paper is unwatermarked.

1857-58
14     A3      ½p      lilac (‟58)
15     A3      ½p      lilliac, bluish
No. 14 exists unofficially rouletted.

Nos. 14-15, 38 are printed on surface-glazed paper. Values are for stamps without
cracking of the surface, and examples showing cracking should be discounted.

Clean-Cut Perf. 14 to 15 ½
1861
17     A1     1p      blue
18     A1     2p      yel. Green
a)            Vert. pair, imperf between




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19     A2     4p     dull rose
20     A1     5p     org. brown
20A    A1     6p     brown
b)            6p     bister brown
21     A2     8p     brown
22     A2     9p     lilac brown
23     A1     1sh    violet
24     A2     2sh    blue

Rough Perf. 14 to 151/2
25     A1     1p      blue
b)                    blued paper
26     A1     2p      yel green
27     A2     4p      rose red
28     A1     6p      olive brown
a)            6p      deep brown
b)            6p      bister brown
29     A2     8p      brown
30     A2     8p      yel brown
31     A2     9p      olive brown
32     A2     9p      deep brown
33     A1     10p     vermillon
34     A1     1sh     violet
35     A2     1sh9p green
36     A2     2sh     blue
The 1sh9p green was never placed in use.

1863
37   A1       10p    vermillon

1864
38     A3      ½p    lilac
See note following No. 15

1863
39      A1      1p    blue
40      A1      5p    car brown
41      A1      6p    deep brown
42      A2      9p    brown
43      A1      1sh   grayish violet
Parts of the papermaker‟s sheet watermark, “T.H.SAUNDERS1862” may be found on
some copies of Nos. 39-43.

Perf. 12
44      A1    1p     blue
a)                   Horiz. Pair imperf, btwn



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Two types of Watermark Crown and CC(1)
1863-67
45    A3      ½p      lilac
a)            ½p      reddish lilac
46    A1      1p      blue
a)            1p      dark blue
c)            Perf. 11 ½
47    A1      2p      gray green
48    A1      2p      emerald
48A A1        2p      yel. Green
49    A1      2p      olive
50    A2      4p      rose
a)            4p      carmine rose
51    A1      5p      car brown
52    A1      5p      olive green
a)            5p      deep sage green
53    A1      6p      choc brown
a)            6p      brown
c)            Perf. 13
54    A2      8p      red brown
55    A2      9p      brown
56    A1      10p     vermillion
57    ???????
a)            10p     orange
58    A2      2sh     blue
The ½ p, 1p blue, 2p olive, 4p and 5p green exist imperf.

Wmk. 1b
46d A1         1p     blue
a)             1p     dark blue
49d A1         2p     orange yellow
   e           2p     olive yellow
   f           2p     olive green
50b A2         4p     rose
   c           4p     carmine rose
52b A1         5p     myrtie green
   c           5p     olive green
   d           5p     bronze green
53d A1         6p     chocolate brown
   e           6p     brown
54a   A2       8p     red brown
55a   A2       9p     dark brown
   b           9p     bister brown
56b A1         10p    orange
   c           10p    orange red
   d           10p    vermillon



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57     A1      1sh    purple
a)             1sh    reddish liliac
58a    A2      2sh    deep blue
   b           2sh    Indigo
The 1p blue and 6p brown exist imperf.
For overprints see Nos. O2, O4-O7.

1866
59     A5      3p     rose
a)                    imperf. Pair
For overprint see No. O3

1868
61     A5      3p     rose
62     A5      3p     rose
For overprint see No. O1

1872-80
63     A6      2c     brown
64     A7      4c     gray
65     A7      4c     lil rose (‟80)
66     A8      8c     orange
a)             8c     orange yellow
67     A9      16c    violet
68     A10 24c        green
69     A11 32c        slate bl (‟77)
70     A12 36c        blue
71     A13 48c        rose
72     A14 64c        red brn (‟77)
73     A15 96c        olive gray
For surcharges see #83-84, 94A-110, 112-114.
For types surcharged see #124-129.

1872
74   A6       2c      brown
75   A7       4c      gray

1879
77   A6       2c      brown
78   A7       7c      gray
79   A8       8c      orange

82    A16 2.50r claret
The 32c and 64c are known perf. 14 x 12 ½ , but were not regularly issued.




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No. 82, perf. 12 ½ , was not regularly issued. See Nos. 142, 158. For surcharges see Nos.
111, 115, 130. For types surcharged see Nox. 160-161.

Nos. 68, 72 Surcharged              16
                                  CENTS
1882
83   A10      16c on 24c    green
84   A14      20c on 64c    red brn
a)            Double surcharge

1883-99
85      A6      2c    pale brown
86      A6      2c    green (‟84)
a.      Perf. 12
87      A6      2c    org. brn (‟99)
88      A7      4c    liliac rose
89      A7      4c    rose (‟84)
a)      Perf. 12
90      A7      4c    brt. Rose (‟98)
91      A7      4c    yellow (‟99)
92      A8      8c    orange
93      A9      16c   violet
94      A10 24c       purple brown
b)      Perf. 12
Nos. 86a, 89a, 94 and 94b were never placed in use. A 48c brown, perf. 12, was prepared
but not issued.
For surcharges and overprints see Nos. 116-123, 143-151D, 155-156, O8-O9.

Issues of 1872-82 Surcharged:

Postage &

FIVE
CENTS

Revenue               TEN
                      CENTS
    a                  b

Twenty                One Rupee
Cents                 Twelve
                      Cents
    c                  d




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1885
94A    A9(a)         5c on 16c
95     A10(a)        5c on 24c
96     A11(a)        5c on 32c
a)            inverted surcharge
97     A12(a)        5c on 36c
a)            inverted surcharge
98     A13(a)        5c on 48c
99     A14(a)        5c on 64c
a)            Double surcharge
100    A15(a)        5c on 96c
101    A9(b)         10c on 16c
102    A10(b)        10c on 24c
103    A12(b)        10c on 36c
104    A14(b)        10c on 64c
105    A10(b)        20c on 24c
106    A11(c)        20c on 32c
107    A11(c)        25c on 32c
108    A13(c)        28c on 48c
a)            Double surcharge
109    A12(b)        30c on 36c
a)            inverted surcharge
110    A15(b)        56c on 96c
111    A16(d)        1.12r on 2.50c

112    A11(a)         5c on 32c
113    A14(a)         5c on 64c
114    A14(b)         10c on 64c
a)     Vert. pair, imperf. Btwn.
115    A16(d)         1.12r on 2.50r
116    ????????
117    A7(a)          5c on 4c         rose
a)             inverted surcharge
118    A8(a)          5c on 8c         orange
a)             inverted surcharge
b)             Double surcharge
119    A9(a)          5c on 16c        vio
a)             inverted surcharge
120    A10(a)         5c on 24c        pur brn
121    A9(b)          10c on 16c       vio
122    A10(b)         10c on 24c       pur brn
123    A9(b)          15c on 16c       vio

A 5c on 4c liliac rose and a 5c on 24c green are known to exist and are considered to be a
forgeries.




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Types of 1872-80 Surcharged.

5 CENTS
   e

f      10 CENTS

g      1 R. 12C

1885-87
124 A8(e)              5c on 8c       lilac
125 A10(f)             10c on 24c     pur brn
126 A9(f)              15c on 16c     org
127 A11(f)             28c on 32c     sl bl
128 A12(f)             30c on 36c     ol grn
129 A15(f)             56c on 96c     ol gray

Wmk. 1 Sideways
130 A16(g)             1.12r on 2.50r cl

FIVE CENTS
Type I – Thin lines in background. Hair and curl clear.
Type II – Thicker lines in background. Hair shading under chin.

1886
131 A23 5c            lilac, type I
a)                    Type II
For overprint see No. O12.

1886-1900
132 A24        3c      org brn & green (‟93)
133 A24        3c      green (‟00)
134 A24        6c      rose & blk (‟99)
135 A24        12c     ol grn & car (‟00)
136 A24        15c     olive green
137 A24        15c     ultra (‟00)
138 A24        25c     brown
a.             25c     brown, value in ol yel
139 A24        28c     slate
140 A24        30c     vio &org brown (‟93)
141 A24        75c     blk & org brown (‟00)

Numeral tablet of 3c, 12c and 75c has … background with colorless value and “c”.
For surcharges & overprints see #152-15.., 157, 159, O10-O11, O13-O17.




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1887
142 A16 1.12r claret
For overprint see No. O18

Issue of 1883-84
Surcharged                   TWO CENTS

1888-90
143 A7        2c on 4c       lilac rose
a)            inverted surcharge
b)            Double surcharge, one inverted.
144 A7        2c on 4c       rose
a)            inverted surcharge
b)            Double surcharge

Surcharged           TWO…..
145 A7        2c on 4c       lilac rose
a)            inverted surcharge
b)            Double surcharge
c)            Double surcharge, one inverted..

146 A7        2c on 4c       rose
a)            Double surcharge, one inverted..
b)            Double surcharge
c)            inverted surcharge
Surcharged    2 Cents

147    A7     2c on 4c       lilac rose
a)            inverted surcharge
b)            Double surcharge, one inverted..

148    A7     2c on 4c       rose
a)            inverted surcharge
b)            Double surcharge, one inverted..
c)            Double surcharge

Surcharged    Two Cents
               ________
149    A7     2c on 4c       lilac rose
a)            inverted surcharge

150 A7        2c on 4c       rose
a)            inverted surcharge
b)            Double surcharge
c)            Double surcharge, one inverted.
Surcharged    2 Cents



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151    A7     2c on 4c       rose
a)            inverted surcharge
b)            Double surcharge
c)            Double surcharge, one inverted.
l)            “S” of “Cents” inverted

151D A7       2c on 4c       lilac rose
a)            inverted surcharge
b)            Double surcharge
c)            Double surcharge, one inverted..
l)            “S” of “Cents” inverted

              POSTAGE

No. 136 Surcharged Five Cents

                      REVENUE

1890
152 A24       5c on 15c ol green
a)            “Five” instead of “Five”
b)            “REVENUE” omitted
c)            Inverted surcharge
d)            Double surcharge
e)            As “a” Inverted surcharge
f)            Inverted “s” in “Cents”
g)            As “l” inverted surcharge
h)            As “D” invtd. “s” in “Cents”

Nos. 138 – 139              FIFTEEN
Surcharged                  CENTS

1891
153 A24       15c on 25c
154 A24       15c on 28c    slate

Nos. 88, 89 and 139         3 Cents
surcharged                  _____

1892
155 A7        3c on 4c      lilac rose
156 A7        3c on 4c      rose
a)            Double surcharge, one invtd.
157 A24       3c on 28c     slate
a)            Double surcharge




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Type of 1879
1898
158 A16 2.50r violet, red

No. 136 Surcharged in Black          Six Cents

1899
159 A24        6c on 15c      olive green

Surcharged Type “g” in Black

1899
160 A16        1.50r on 2.50r        gray
161 A16        2.25r on 2.50r        yel

1900
162 A35        1.50r car rose
163 A35        2.25r dull blue

164   ??????
165   ?????

1903-05
166 A36        2c      King Edward VII, org. brown
167 A37        3c      green
168 A37        4c      yel & blue
169 A38        5c      dull lilac
170 A39        6c      car rose
171 A37        12c     ol grn & car
172 A40        15c     ultra
173 A40        25c     bister
174 A40        30c     vio & green
175 A37        75c     bl & org („05)
176 A40        1.50r   gray (‟04)
177 A40        2.25r   brn & grn (‟04)

For overprints see Nos. O19-O24

1904-10
178 A36        2c      King Edward VII, orange brown
a)             2c      King Edward VII, orange
179 A37        4c      green
180 A37        4c      yel & blue
181 A38        5c      dull lilac




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182 A39 6c            car rose
183 A40 10c           ol green & vio (‟10)
184 A37 12c           ol grn & car
185 A40 15c           ultra
186 A40 25c           bister (‟05)
187 A40 25c           slate (‟10)
188 A40 30c           vio & grn (‟05)
189 A40 50c           brown (‟05)
190 A37 75c           bl & org (‟05)
191 A40 1r            vio, yel (‟10)
192 A40 1.50r gray (‟05)
193 A40 2r            scar, yel (‟10)
194 A40 2.25r brn & grn
195 A40 5r            blk, grn (‟10)
196 A40 10r           blk, red (‟10)
No 181 exists on ordinary and chalky paper.

1908
197 A41        5c      deep red violet
198 A42        6c      carmine rose

July 5, 1911
199 A40        3c      green

3 AND 6 CENTS
Type I – Small “c” after value, 2¼ mm wide and 2 mm high
Type II – Large “c” after value, 2½ mm wide and 2¼ mm high
1, 5 AND 9 CENTS are Type II, other denominations Type I

Die I
For description of the dies, see back of this section of the Catalogue.
1912-25
200 A44 1c             King George V, brn (Die lb) (‟20)
201 A44 2c             King George V, brown org
202 A44 3c             King George V, dp grn (Die la, type II)
a)             3c      deep green, die l, type I
203 A44 5c             King George V, red violet
204 A44 6c             King George V, car (Die lb, type II)
a)             6c      carmine, die l, type I
205 A44 10c            King George V, olive green
206 A44 15c            King George V, ultra




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Chalky Paper
207 A44        25c   King George V, yel & ultra
208 A44        30c   King George V, green & vio
209 A44        50c   King George V, black & scar
210 A44        1r    King George V, violet, yel
211 A44        2r    King George V, blk & red
212 A44        5r    King George V, blk, green
a)             5r    black, bl green, olive back
b)             5r    blk, emer. (Die II) (‟20)
213 A44        10r   King George V, vio & blk, red
a)                   (Die II) (‟20)
214 A44        20r   King George V, blk & red, bl
215 A45        50r   King George V, dull vio
216 A45        100r King George V, gray black
217 A45        500r King George V, gray green
218 A45        1000r King George V, vio red (‟25)

Although Nos. 217 and 218 were theoretically available for postage it is not probable that
they were ever used for other than fiscal purposes.

The 1r through 100r with revenue cancellations sell for minimal prices.
For surcharge & overprints see #223, MR1-MR3.

Die I
Surface-colored Paper
1913-14
No. 203 surcharged                   ONE CENT

1918
223 A44 1c on 5c              red violet
For overprint see No. MR4

Die I
1921-33
Ordinary Paper
225 A44 1c            dp brn (Die lb) (‟27)
226 A44 2c            brn orange (Die lI)
227 A44 3c            grn (Die la) Type II
228 A44 3c            slate (Die la) Type II (‟22)
229 A44 5c            red vio (Die I)
230 A44 6c            carmine (Die lb) Type II
231 A44 6c            vio(Die lb) Type II (‟22)
232 A44 9c            red , yel (Die II) (‟26)
233 A44 10c           olive green
a)                    Die II




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234 A44 12c          scarlet, Die II
a)                   Die I (‟25)
235 A44 15c          ultramarine
236 A44 15c          green yel, Die II
a)                   Die I (‟22)
237 A44 20c          ultra, Die II („24)
a)                   Die I (‟22)
238 A44 25c          yel & blue
a)                   Die II
For surcharges see Nos. 248-249

Chalky Paper
239 A44        30c     green & violet (Die II)
240 A44        50c     black & scar, (Die II)
241 A44        1r      violet & Yel, Die II
242 A44        2r      black & red yel, (Die II)
243 A44        5r      black emerld, (Die II)
244 A44        20r     black & red blue, (Die II)
245 A44        50r     dull vio
246 A44        100r    gray black
247 A44        100r    ultra & dull vio

Nos. 228, 231 surcharged              2 Cents

1926
248 A44        2c on 3c       slate
a)                            double surcharge
b)                            Bar omitted

249    A44     5c on 6c       violet
a)                            double surcharge

1927-29 Chalky Paper
254 A46 1r           red vio & dl vio (‟28)
255 A46 2r           car & green (‟29)
256 A46 5r           brn vio & green (‟28)
257 A46 10r          org & green
258 A46 20r          ultra & dl vio

Silver Jubliee Issue
May 6, 1935
260 CD301              6c     gray blk & ultra
261 CD301              9c     indigo & green
262 CD301              20c    blue & brown
263 CD301              50c    brt vio & ind




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1935-36
Perf. 11 x 11 ½ , 11 ½ x 11, 11 ½ x 13, 13 x 11 ½(A47, A48, A53); 14 (A56)

264    A47 2c         Tapping Rubber Tree, car rose & blk
265    A48 3c         Adam‟s Peak, olive & blk
a)     Perf. 14
266    A49 6c         Colombo Harbor, blue & black
267    A50 9c         Picking Tea, org red & ol grn
268    A51 10c        Rice Terraces, dk vio & blk
269    A52 15c        River Scene, grn & org brn
270    A53 20c        Coconut Palms, ultra & blk
271    A54 25c        Temple of the Tooth, Kandy, choc & dk ultra
272    A55 30c        Ancient Reservoir, grn & lake
273    A56 50c        Wild Elephants, dk vio & blk
274    A57 1r         View of Trincomalee, brn & vio

Issued: 2c, 15c, 1/1/35 10c, 6/1/35 1r, 7/1/35 30c, 8/1/35 3c, 10/1/35
6c, 9c, 20c, 50c, 1/1/36

Coronation Issue
Common Design Type
May 12, 1937
275 CD302        6c          dark carmine
276 CD302        9c          dp grn
277 CD302        20c         dp ultra

Types of 1935 with “Postage & Revenue Removed” and Picturing George VI and:
Perf. 11 x 11 ½ , 11 ½ x 11, 12 (#286)
1938-52
278 A47 2c            tapping rubber, car rose & blk (‟44)
                      a)      Perf. 13 ½ x13 (‟38)
                      b)      Perf. 13 ½ (‟38)
                      c)      Perf. 12 (‟49)
                      d)      Perf. 11 ½ x13 (‟38)
279 A48 3c            Adam‟s Peak , dk grn & blk (‟42)
                      a)      Perf. 13 x13½ (‟38)
                      b)      Perf. 14 (‟41)
                      c)      Perf. 13½ (‟38)
                      d)      Perf. 12 (‟48)
                      e)      Perf. 13 x11½
280 A49 6c            Colombo Harbour, blue & blk
281 A61 10c           ??????, blue & black (may be A51)
282 A52 15c           River Scene, red brn & grn
283 A50 20c           Picking Tea, dull blue & blk
284 A54 25c           Temple of the Tooth, Kandy, choc. & dk ultra
285 A55 30c           Ancient Reservoir, dk grn & rose car



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286    A56    50c    Wild Elephants, dk vio & blk (‟46)
                     a)    Perf. 14 (‟42)
                     b)    13 x11½ (‟38)
                     c)    Perf. 13 x13½ (‟38)
                     d)    Perf. 13½ (‟38)
                     e)    Perf. 11½ x 11 (‟42)

287    A57    1r     View of Trincomalee, dk brn & blue vio
288    A68    2r     Ancient Guard Stone, dk car & blk
289    A69    5r     George VI, brn vio & grn
289A   A69    10r    George VI, yel org & dl grn (‟52)

No 289A differs from type A69 in having “REVENUE” inscribed vertically at either side
of the frame. This revenue 10r was valid for postage Dec. 1, 1952-Mar. 14, 1954.
See #292, 295
For surcharges see #290-291
No. 283 surcharged in black          3 CENTS

Nov. 5, 1940
290 A50 3c on 20c          Picking Tea, dull bl & blk
No. 280 Surcharged with New Value and Bars

May 10, 1941
291 A49 3c on 6c            Colombo Harbour, blue & black

1943-47
292 A70       5c     Coconut Palms, red org. & ol grn (‟47)
                     a) Perf. 131/2 (‟43)
Peace Issue
Common Design Type
Dec. 10, 1946
293 CD303 6c     deep blue
294 CD303 15c    brown

Guard Stone Type of 1938
Mar. 15, 1947
295 A68 2r         Guard Stone, violet & black

Nov. 25, 1947
296 A71 6c            Parliament Building, Colombo, deep ultra & blk
297 A72 10c           Adam‟s Peak, car, orange & blk
298 A73 15c           Temple of the Tooth, Kandy, red vio & grnsh blk
299 A74 25c           Dagoba at Anuradhapura, brt green & bister
New constitution of 1947




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Engr. Flag Typo.(A75); Engr. (A76)
Perf. 12 ½ x 12, 12 x 12 ½, 13 x 12 ½

1949
300 A75 4c             National flag, org brn, car & yel
301 A76 5c             D.S. Senanayake, dark green & brn
Wmk. 290
302 A75 15c            National flag, red org, car & yel
303 A76 25c            D.S. Senanayake, dp blue & brown
Size of No. 302; 28 x 11 ¼ mm
1st anniv. Of Ceylon‟s independence.
Issued: #300-301, Feb. 4, #302-303, Apr. 5

Oct. 10, 1949
75th Anniv. Of the UPU
304 A77 5c          Universal Postal, dk green & brown
305 A77 15c         Lion Rock and UPU symbols, dk car & black
306 A78 25c         75th Anniv. Of the UPU, ultra & blk

Feb. 4, 1950
307 A79        4c     Kandyan Dancer (bright red & choc.)
308 A80        5c     Kiri Vehera Polonnaruwa, green
309 A81        15c    Vesak Orchid, pur & blue green
310 A82        30c    Sigiriya, carmine & yel

Perf. 11 x 11 ½, 11 ½ x11
311 A83 75c           Ratmalana Plane, red org. and blue
312 A84 1r            Vatadage Ruins at Madirigiriya, red brn & dp blue
See Nos. 340-345

1951-52 Unwmk, Photo
313 A85 10c            Coconut Palms gray & dk green
314 A86 35c            Star Orchid, dk grn & rose brn
On No. 314a dot has been added in the third character in the second line on Tamil
inscription.
Issue dates: 10c, Aug, 1; 35c, Feb. 1
See No. 351

Feb. 23, 1952
Colombo Plan Exhibition, Feb. 1952
315 A87 5c          Mace and Symbols of Industry, green
316 A87 15c         Mace and Symbols of Industry, brt ultramarine

Coronation Issue
June 2, 1953
317 A88 5c            Queen Elizabeth II (green)



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Apr. 10, 1954
Visit of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke Edinburgh, 1954
318 A89 10c           Royal Procession, deep blue

1954
Sambar in Ruhuna National Park
319 A90 2c                 Sambar in Ruhuna National Park, green & brn
320 A90 3c                 Ancient guard stone, violet & blk
321 A90 6c & 10r           Harvesting rice, yel grn & blk brn
322 A90 25c                Sigiriya fresco,vio bl, bl & brn orange
Size 251/2 x 21 mm
323 A91 40c         Rubber Trees, blk brown
324 A91 50c         Rubber Trees, indigo

Size 23 x 32 1/2 mm, 32 1/2 x 23 mm
325 A90 85c            Tea Picker, drk green and gray
326 A91 2r             Gal Oya dam, blue & blk brn
327 A90 5r             Bas-relief, “The Loven”, dp org. & blk brn
328 A90 10r            Harvesting rice, brown
See Nos. 346-356
Issued: 25c, 50c, 5r, 10r, 3/15
Others 5/15
Nos. 327-328 with revenue cancellations sell for minimal prices.

Dec. 1, 1954
329 A92 10c           King Coconuts, brn & orange
See No. 349

Dec. 10, 1955
Royal Agricultural and Food Exhibition
330 A93 10c           Symbols of Agriculture

Mar. 26, 1956
25th Anniv. Of Prime Minister Sir John Kotelawala‟s entry into the Ceylon Legislature.
331 A94 10c          House of Representatives, deep grn

May 23, 1956
Birth of Buddha, 2500th Anniv.
332 A95 3c           Arrival of Vijaya in Ceylon, dull vio gray & saph
333 A96 15c          Dharmachakra Encircling Globe, ultramarine
See #B1-B2

Apr. 1, 1957
334 A97 4c            Methods of Transportation, blue green & ver
335 A97 10c           Methods of Transportation, blue & vermillion




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Granite Paper – Perf. 11 ½
Ceylon‟s 1st postage stamps, cent.
336 A97 35c            Methods of Transportation, blue, yel & brn
337 A97 85c            Methods of Transportation, dull grn, yel & brn
Nos. B1-B2 Overprinted in Black Bars and Squares

Jan. 15, 1958
Grinite Paper
338 SP1 4c             dp blue & It yel
                       a)      inverted overprint
                       b)      Double overprint
339 Sp1 10c            dk gray, yel & brt pink
                       a)      inverted overprint
The overprint obliterates the surtax and inscription at right.

Types of 1950-54 Redrawn – Perf. 12 x 12 ½
1958-59
340 A79 4c             Kandiyan Dancer, brt red & chocolate
341 A80 5c             Kiri Vehera Polonnaruwa, green
342 A81 15c            Vesak Orchid, purple & blue grn
343 A82 30c            Sigiriya, car & yel (‟59)
perf. 11 ½ x 11
344 A83 75c            Ratmalana Plane, red org & blue (‟59)
Perf. 11 x 11 ½
345 A84 1r             Vatadage Ruins at Madirigiriya, red brn & dp blue
Issued: 4c, 5/14; 5c, 15c, 1r, 10/1; 30c, 75c, 5/1
For Surcharge see No. 368

1958-59 Unwmk Photo Perf. 11 ½
Granite Paper
346 A90 2c              ???, green & brn
347 A90 3c              ????, violet & blk
348 A90 6c              ????, yel grn & blk brn
349 A92 10c             King Coconuts, brn & orange
350 A90 25c             ????, vio bl, bl & brn orange
351 A86 35c             Star Orchid, dk grn & rose brn
352 A91 50c             Rubber Trees, indigo
353 A90 85c             ?????, dk green & grey
354 A91 2r              Rubber Trees, blue & blk brn
355 A90 5r              ????, dp org & blk brn
356 A90 10r             ?????, brown
Nos. 346-356 (11)
Designs and sizes of Nos. 340-356 remain as before, but wording has been changed to be
predominantly Singhalese, “Ceylon” appears in small letters only in English and Tamil.
Nos. 355-358 with revenue cancellations sell for minimal prices.
Issue dates: 35c, 50c, July 15, 10c, Oct. 1; 85c, May 1, 1959; others, May 14, 1958



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Dec. 10, 1958
10th anniv. Of the signing of the Univesal Declaration of Human Rights
357 A98 10c            Hands Reaching for UN Symbol, red brown & red
358 A98 85c            Hands Reaching for UN Symbol, Prus grn & red

Dec. 31, 1959
359 A99 10c             Pirivena Universities and Founders, brt ultra & dp org.
Institution of Pirivena Universities: founders Hikkaduwe Sri Sumangaia Nayaka Thero
and Ratmalane Sri Dharmaloka Nayake Thero.

Apr. 7, 1960
360 A100 4c          Uprooted Oak Emblem, chocolate & gold
361 A100 25c         Prime Minister Bandaranaike, vio blue & gold

Jan. 8, 1961
Two Types:
I       -    Gray hair at temple
II      -    Dark hair at temple (redrawn)
World Refugee Year, 7/1/59-6/30/60

362    A101 10c    Vio bl & gray bl (I)
                   a)     Type II
Solomon West Ridgeway Dias Bandaranaike, assassinated Sept. 26, 1959.

Feb. 26, 1962
Boy Scouts of Ceylon, 50th Anniv.
363 A102 35c         Badge of Singhalese Scouts, dk blue & ocher

Apr. 7, 1962
WHO drive to eradicate malaria
364 A103 25c         Malaria Eradication Emblem, It sep. red org & brn


Feb. 28, 1963
365 A104 50c         Monoplane 1938, and De Havilland Comet IV
                     It grnsh blue & blk
Mar. 21, 1963
FAO “Freedom from Hunger” campaign
366 A105 5c        Stylized Vase and Wheat Emblem, blue & orange ver
367 A105 25c       Stylized Vase and Wheat Emblem, olive & brn
No. 340 Surcharged 2C

June 1, 1963
368 A79 2c on 4c            Kandyan Dancer, brt red & choc
                            a)    Inverted surcharge
                            b)    Double surcharge



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July 5, 1963
50th Anniv. Of the Cooperative Movement
369 A106 60c          Rural Life, dull red & black

Dec. 2, 1963
National Conservation Week
370 A107 5c          Landscape and Elephant, blue & black

Sept. 26, 1963
371 A108 10c          S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, blue
Redrawn
July 1, 1964
372 A108 10c          S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, grnsh gray & bl vio
Frame redrawn on No 372; inscription in bottom panel replaced by ornament.
For surcharge see No. 389

Sept. 16, 1964
373 A109 25c          Anagarika Dharmapala, Buddhist missionary, birth cent.

1964-69
374 A110      5c      Hill myna, brt bl, blk, yel & grn
375 A110      15c     Blue Peafowl, yel, grn, blk, brt bl & rose
376 A111      20c     Vatadage Ruins at Madirigiriya, dk red brn, buff
377 A110      60c     Ceylon Jungle Fowl, yel & Multi.
                      a)      blue omitted
                      b)      red omitted
378    A110 75c       Asiatic black-headed oricle, ol, blk, org, & brn
379    A112 1r        Tea Picker, brn & green
                      a)      brown omitted

379A A111 5r           Vatadage Ruins at Madirigiriya , multicoloured
379B A112 10r          Tea Picker, brown & multi
(5r – Giris, wording in rice field)????
(10r – Map of Ceylon on scroll, showin agricultural development stations)???
No. 378a contains four imperf. Stamps with simulated perforation similar to Nos. 374-
375 and 377-378.

No. 378b is overprinted “First National Stamp Exhibition 1987” in two lines of black
capitals.
No. 376 is on granite paper.
Issued: 20c, 1r, 10/1; 5c, 15c, 60c, 75c, 2/5/66; 5r, 8/15/69; 10r, 10/1/69

Dec. 1, 1964
1965 -“Industrial Exhibition”
380 A113 5c           “Industrial Exhibition” in Singhalese and English
381 A113 5c           “Industrial Exhibition” in Singhalese and Tamil



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Dec. 21, 1964
Centenary of Ceylonese railroads
382 A114 60c         “Railway Centenary” in Singhalese and English, lill rose, bl & yel grn
383 A114 60c         “Railway Centenary” in Singhalese and Tamil, lill rose, bl &yel grn

May 17, 1965
ITU Centenary
384 A115 2c           ITU Emblem, Old and new Communication Equipment, ultra & red
385 A115 30c          ITU Emblem, Old and new Communication Equipment, brn & red
June 26, 1965
International Cooperation Year
386 A116 3c           ICY Emblem, rose car & dk bl
387 A116 50c          ICY Emblem, gold, rose car & blk

Oct. 29, 1965
Centenary of Colombo Municipal Council
388 A117 25c        Municipal Council Building, gray & green
No. 372 Surcharged 5
Dec. 18, 1965
389 A108 5c on 10c        S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, blue

Mar. 22, 1966
390 A118 10c          D.S. Senanayake, bright green
D.S. Senanayake, first Prime Minister of Ceylon, 14th death anniv.
See No. 418

June 15, 1966
391 A119 25c            View and Arms of Kandy

Oct. 8, 1966
392 A120 4c            Opening of WHO Headquarters, Geneva
393 A120 1r            Opening of WHO Headquarters, Geneva
Oct. 25, 1966
394 A121 6c            Rice, Map of Ceylon, FAO Emblem, dk green, org & brn
395 A121 30c           Rice & Globe, brt blue, org & brn
Intl. Rice Year under sponsorship of the FAO

Nov. 3, 1966
396 A122 3c      UNESCO Emblem, tan & multi
397 A122 50c     UNESCO Emblem, brt. Green & multi
  th
20 Anniv. Of UNESCO

Dec. 1, 1966
398 A123 2c             Map of Ceylon and UNESCO Emblem, yel brn, yel & bl
399 A123 2r             Map of Ceylon and UNESCO Emblem, multi



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Intl. Hydrological Decade (UNESCO), 1965-74
Jan. 2, 1967
400 A124 5c           Worshippers at Buddhist Shrine
401 A124 20c          Worshippers at Buddhist Shrine
402 A124 35c          Worshippers at Buddhist Shrine
403 A124 60c          Worshippers at Buddhist Shrine
 st
1 Anniv. Of the Poya Holiday System, Buddhist holiday replacing Sunday.

Jan. 5, 1967
404 A125 25c         Dutch Ramparts, Clock Tower and Arms of Galle, dk grn & multi
Centenary of Galle Municipal Council

Aug. 1, 1967
Centenary of the Ceylonese tea industry
405 A128 4c          Tea Research
406 A128 40c         Tea tasting (cup & loose tea)
407 A128 50c         Tea picking
408 A128 1r          Tea export (crate & freighter)

Aug. 15, 1967
Intl. Tourist Year
409 A127 45c         Elephant and ITY Emblem

Sept. 19, 1967
410 A128 3c          Girl Guide, Jubilee Emblem and Flag, grn & multi
411 A128 25c         Girl Guide, Jubilee Emblem and Flag, org yel & multi
Ceylon Girl Guide Assoc. 50th Anniv.

Dec. 12, 1967
412 A129 15c         Henry S. Olcott and Buddhist Flag
Colonel Henry S. Olcott (1832-1907) American who reorganized the Buddhist ….

Feb. 4, 1968
413 A130 5c           Independence Memorial, Colombo
414 A130 1r           Flag of Ceylon and mace
20th anniv. Of independence
Feb. 14, 1968
415 A131 25c          D.B. Jayatilaka, brown
Sir Don Baron Jayatilaka (1868-1944), Buddhist leader and scholar

Apr. 4, 1968
416 A132 50c         Hygiene Institute, Kalutara
WHO, 20th Anniv.

Aug. 5, 1968
417 A133 60c         Jet over Colombo Terminal, 0rg brn, dk bl & org.



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Opening of Colombo Airport.
Sept. 23, 1968
418 A134 10c        D.S. Senanayake, deep green
See No. 390
Oct. 14, 1968
419 A135 25c        Open Koran, org brn, blk, blue & emeraid
      th
1,400 Anniv. Of the Koran

Dec. 10, 1968
420 A136 2c           Human Rights Flame
421 A136 20c          Human Rights Flame
422 A136 40c          Human Rights Flame
423 A136 2r           Human Rights Flame
Intl. Human Rights year
Dec. 19, 1968
424 A137 5c           Ceylon Buddhist Headquarters, Colombo
All-Ceylon Buddhist Cong. 50th Anniv.
A multi colored 50c showing the Sri.. (sacred Footprint) on Adam‟s Peak.. prepared but
the issuance order was …on Dec. 18. Some were sold.

Feb. 17, 1969
425 A138 60c         E.W. Perera, brown
Mar. 20, 1969
426 A139 3c          “Strength in Saving”, blue, yel & black
National Savings Movement, 25th anniv.
Apr. 10, 1969
427 A140 4c          Seat of Enlightenment under Bodhi Tree(orange & multi)
428 A140 6c          Suduresmala (disk symbolic of six-fold Buddha rays)gold & multi
429 A140 35c         Scarlet & multi
Vesak Day which commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha
For surcharges see Nos. 463, 466

Apr. 29, 1969
430 A141 15c          Alesander Ekanayake Goonesingha (1891-1967) trade unionist,
                      political leader and diplomat.
May 4, 1969
431 A142 5c           ILO, 50th Anniv., grnsh bl & blk
432 A142 25c          ILO, 50th Anniv., car rose & blk
Aug. 1, 1969
433 A143 4c           Convocation Hall, University of Ceylon, yellow & multi
434 A144 6c           Elephant Lamp (Ath Pana), multi (see 466)
435 A143 35c          “Lamp of Education” globe & flags
436 A144 50c          Uranium atom diagram, red & multi
437 A143 60c          Symbols of science education, blue & multi
438 A144 1r           Aerial view of Sigiriya rock fortress, yel & multi
Centenary of public education and archaeological research.



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For surcharge see Nos. 464-467
May 11, 1970
439 A145 5c          Wild Water Buffalo, lt blue & multi
440 A145 15c         Slender Ioris, buff & multi
441 A145 50c         Axis deer, salmon & multi
442 A145 1r          Leopard, gray & multi

June 17, 1970
443 A146 60c         Symbols of Agriculture and Industry
Asian Productivity Year.

Aug. 14, 1970
444 A147 50c   Inauguration of UPU Headquarters, Bern org. blk & blue
445 A147 1.10r Inauguration of UPU Headquarters, red, black & blue

Sept. 1, 1970
446 A148 5c          Caduceus and Oil, multi
447 A148 45c         Caduceus and Oil, gray & multi
Centenary of the Ceylon Medical School.

Sept. 25, 1970
448 A149 10c          Victory March and S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, red & multi
For surcharge see No. 465

Oct. 24, 1970
449 A150 2r         UN Emblem and Dove, dp orange & multi
  th
25 Anniv. Of the United Nations.

Nov. 26, 1970
450 A151 25c          Keppetipola Dissawe
        nd
The 152 anniversary of the execution of Keppetipola Dissawe, leader of the Great
Rebellion of 1817-18.

Dec. 21, 1970
451 A152 15c          Ola Leaf Manuscript and Education Year Emblem, brn & multi
International Education Year

Mar. 3, 1971
452 A153 20c         Charles Henry de Soysa, orange & multi
de Spysa (1836-90), philanthropist who founded hospitals and schools.

July 8, 1971
453 A154 25c        Edward Henry Pedris, blue and multi
Edward Henry Pedris (1888-1925), patriot




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A 5c stamp for the 10th Conf. Of World Fellowship of Buddhists, Ceylon, May 9-13, was
supposedly not issued without “1972” overprint. See Sri Lanka No. 471.
Aug. 31, 1971
455 A156 40c          Lenin (1870-1924), dp car & multi

Oct. 29, 1971
Poets and Philosophers:
456 A157 5c          Cumaratunga Munidasa
457 A157 5c          Ananda Coomaraswamy (1887-1947)
458 A157 5c          Rev. S. Mahinda Thero (1905-51)
459    A157 5c       Anada Rajakaruna (1885-1957)
460 A157 5c          Arumuga Navalar (1822-78)

Dec. 28, 1971
461 A158 50c        CARE Package
25th Anniv. Of CARE, a US-Canadian Co-operative for American Relief Everywhere.

Dec. 28, 1971
462 A159 20c          Map of Ceylon, Colombo Plan Emblem
   th
20 anniv. Of the Colombo Plan.
Issues of 1969-70 Surcharged

a)     5      X
b)     5
c)     15
d)     25

Dec. 5, 1971
Vesak
463 A140 a)           5c on 4c       #427
                      Seat of Enlightenment under Bodhi Tree(orange & multi)
464 A143 b)           5c on 4c       #433
                      Convocation Hall, University of Ceylon, yellow & multi
465 A149 c)           15c on 10c     #448
                      Victory March and S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike, red & multi
466 A140 d)           25c on 6c      #428
                      Seat of Enlightenment under Bodhi Tree(orange & multi)
467 A144 e)           25c on 6c      #434 Elephant Lamp (Ath Pana), multi
Nos. 463-466 exist with surcharge inverted

May 2, 1972
468 A160 25c          WHO Emblem and Heart
“Your heart is your health”, World Health Day
May 2, 1972
469 A161 85c          UN Emblem, Map Showing Asian Highway
Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE), 25th Anniv.



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