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 SG GB X948; BPS GS.3458 Used Good 15.5p Queen Elizabeth II 14 Jan 1981  SG GB X948; BPS GS.3458 Used Good 15.5p Queen Elizabeth II 14 Jan 1981
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ID # 1789
SG GB X948; BPS GS.3458

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Archive ID #:

1789

Archive Location:

100391

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

SG GB X948
BPS GS.3458

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:

14 Jan 1981

Face Value:

15.5p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Pale violet

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%
):

£0.50 (£0.20)

Description:

Slogan shows an image of hill surrounded by radio waves.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 3, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan; GS) 3458. It is titled “Independent Local Radio” and it was in use from the 19th of July, 1982, to the 21th of Feburary, 1983, exclusivly in Gwent.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): GWENT / 830PM 25 JAN 1983 / 5 ++ Slogan: IT’S IN THE AIR / Independent Local Radio IS COMING TO GWENT

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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