AUSTRALIA – 1914, 1p King George V Penny Red stamp – worth US.$.100,000

Australia - 1914, 1p red King George V stamp

1p red King George V stamp, 1914 is a rare Australian stamp that was printed with a sideways watermark, which is now considered as its unique feature. The current world record for a King George V Penny Red stands at $41,041, after a mint block of four sold at a 2001 auction. Even before the flaw was detected, King George V Penny Red was one of the most collected stamps. Should the anonymous collector decide to sell this Australia`s rarity, he will definitely get around $100,000.

Many are sending their Stamps to check thier stamps/collection and possible jackpot with sidewat watermark. so i am posting the Picture of Sideway watermark



  1. Sir , i have the 1 Penny Red King George V stamp above with the flaw/sideways watermarked. May I send the photo for valuation?

  2. I recently came across an old stamp collection at a local yard sale. There got to be over a thousand world states that were collected by the orignal owner who had passed away. In it i found alot of realky old looking stamps and thats when i found this gem. Just like the one shown above in the article AUSTRALIA – 1914, 1p King George V Penny Red stamp – worth US.$.100,000. I mean it is exactly identicle besides yhe cancelation marks. The cancelation marks on the one i have is more a sock on the nose type but still the sideways watermarks are present. I do I go about selling my Flawed 1penny red King George V that has been vauled at $100,000.00$ usd$. please let me kmow plus i have more like a stamp that has a queen i think its victoria it says postage on the top picture in thr middle facing left one penny at bottom an 4 coners have letters like top left A top rigbt R bottom lefy cant make it out cause of cancelation mark bottom right A. color is alnost a redish burgandy. it looks like it was cut out of a sheet instead rip out because the edges dont gave the ridgid tare cut out instaed it is straight without any ridging. dont know how old or anything about please help me out with the history and origin of this stamp.

  3. I have ten of them. Don’t know what I should do. I inherited a book of rare stamps, and I went to an idiot appraiser. I Have a ton of Queen Victoria stamps.

    • Print mistake, Water mark or defect make it valuable not the stamp itself unless only few pieces survived. you can verify any stamp for the defects all which listed online. if you are sure then only take it to valuator.

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