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 SG GB X888; BPS GS.3331 Used Good 10p Queen Elizabeth II February 4,1980  SG GB X888; BPS GS.3331 Used Good 10p Queen Elizabeth II February 4,1980
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ID # 1821
SG GB X888; BPS GS.3331

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Archive ID #:

1821

Archive Location:

100406

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

X888; GS.3331

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 4,1980

Face Value:

10p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Orange-brown

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%
):

£0.25 (£0.10)

Description:

Slogan includes the image of a postbox. Type I die.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 3, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan, GS) 3331. It is titled “Everyone's Shopping by Post” and was in use from the 13th of October, 1980, to the 2nd of May, 1981.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): CARMARTHEN / 1230PM 13 OCT 1980 / DYFED ++ Slogan: EVERYONE’S SHOPPING BY POST THESE DAYS

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on October 13,1980

Stamp Title:

Machin

Stamp Set:

X-series (Standard) Machins

Phosphor:

1 band (centre)

Watermark:

None

Gum (Type):

None

Overprint (Underprint)

None (None)

Elliptical Perforations:

No

Perforation:

15x14

Plate (Die):

Not applicable (I)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

Not applicable

Chalk Surface?:

Yes


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