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 SG GB X952; BPS GS.3607 Used Good 17p Queen Elizabeth II 30 Mar 1983  SG GB X952; BPS GS.3607 Used Good 17p Queen Elizabeth II 30 Mar 1983
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ID # 1768
SG GB X952; BPS GS.3607

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Archive ID #:

1768

Archive Location:

100380

Cat. Number If known, from:
SG Concise 2017
Gault Catalogue 2018
Postmark Society
Barefoot Catalogue
:

SG GB X952
BPS GS.3607

SG Specialised Number:

Unknown

Type:

Stamp with Postmark

Block Size:

1

Scanner Details:

(Mac OS Big Sur) HP Deskjet 2654 (1200 DPI, 24-bit Colour) through VueScan 9; Edited with GIMP; Lossless compression with ImageOptim; converted with Pixallon (NCH Software) to 600 DPI with 50% Lossy JPEG Compression

Country:

Great Britain

Monarch:

Queen Elizabeth II

Issued:

30 Mar 1983

Face Value:

17p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Grey-blue

Mint/Used:

Used

Condition:

Good

Variant:

Standard

Hinged?:

No

Cat. Value (Adjusted Cat. value adjusted for condition:

Fine: - 20%
Good-Fine: - 40%
Good: - 60%
Fair to Good: - 70%
Fair: - 80%
Poor to Fair: - 90%
Poor: - 95%
Spacefiller: -100%
):

£0.45 (£0.18)

Description:

Slogan text is held within an envelope outline.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 3, this is given the number (General Slogan; GS) 3607 and was the second use of a stadard “Return to Sender?” slogan - type 2400. Officially used from the 17th of September 1984 to the 22nd December 1984, it’s use continued on for some time afterwards. It’s last know use came in December 1985 at Cardiff.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): LEEDS M.L.D. / 2 — PM 18 FEB 1985 / AB1 ++ Slogan: RETURN TO SENDER? It’s easier with your address on the back

Perfin:

None

Used by:

User unknown

Stamp Title:

Machin

Stamp Set:

X-series (Standard) Machins

Phosphor:

Paper

Watermark:

None

Gum (Type):

None

Overprint (Underprint)

None (None)

Elliptical Perforations:

No

Perforation:

15x14

Plate (Die):

Not applicable (Not applicable)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

Not applicable

Chalk Surface?:

Yes


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