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 SG GB X948; BPS GS.3244 Used Fair to Good 15.5p Queen Elizabeth II January 14,1981  SG GB X948; BPS GS.3244 Used Fair to Good 15.5p Queen Elizabeth II January 14,1981
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ID # 1791
SG GB X948; BPS GS.3244

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Archive ID #:

1791

Archive Location:

100392

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

X948; GS.3244

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:

January 14,1981

Face Value:

15.5p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Pale violet

Mint/Used:

Used

Condition:

Fair to 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 (£0.15)

Description:

Poorly stamped postmark. Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 3, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan, GS) 3244. It is titled “Be properly addressed” and was in use from the November, 1979, to December, 1989.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): OXFORD / 715PM 7 JAN 1983 / D3 ++ Slogan: Be Properly [addressed POSTCODE] IT ++ Phosphor dots

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on January 7,1983

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

Simular Entries:

ID#: 1812 (Used)    ID#: 1906 (Used)    
ID#: 1925 (Used)    


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