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 SG GB X899; BPS GS.3441 Used Good to Fine 12.5p Queen Elizabeth II February 1,1982  SG GB X899; BPS GS.3441 Used Good to Fine 12.5p Queen Elizabeth II February 1,1982
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ID # 1786
SG GB X899; BPS GS.3441

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Archive ID #:

1786

Archive Location:

100389

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

X899; GS.3441

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 350 DPI with 50% Lossy JPEG Compression

Country:

Great Britain

Monarch:

Queen Elizabeth II

Issued:

February 1,1982

Face Value:

12.5p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Light emerald

Mint/Used:

Used

Condition:

Good to Fine

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%
):

£0.75 (£0.45)

Description:

Slogan has both sets of text within their own little circle. Postmark is generally clean and very clean. Phosphor band is just to the right of centre.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 3, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan; GS) 3441. It is titled “Get the Most from your Post”, but uses the variant design type 2083A (with type-styled lettering rather then script-type). This was used from the 17th of May 1982 to the 20th of December 1985.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): C — NORWICH — 2 — NORFOLK — ++ Slogan: Get the most from your post / Code it

Perfin:

None

Used by:

User unknown

Stamp Title:

Machin

Stamp Set:

X-series (Standard) Machins

Phosphor:

1 band (Right)

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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