Commonwealth Simplified Stamp Catalogue
The Commonwealth Simplified Catalogue, lists commemorative, definitive, air-mail, postage dues, official stamps and miniature sheets. All stamps have the universally recognized and individual Stanley Gibbons (SG) catalogue number and are set out according to date of issue of the stamps, by country. Helpful introductory notes guide the reader through.The Commonwealth Simplified Catalogue contains helpful information on the currencies appearing on stamps; descriptions of the designs; descriptions of surcharges and overprints; paper colour; stamp colours; se-tenant pairs, miniature sheets; and appendices with brief listings of stamps not fulfilling the conditions for full catalogue listing. As well as postage stamps, the catalogue lists postage due stamps, official stamps, express and special delivery stamps, life insurance department stamps and official special delivery stamps.