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ID # 1833
SG GB X907; BPS GS.3458

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Archive ID #:

1833

Archive Location:

100412

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

X907; GS.3458

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:

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%
):

£0.80 (£0.32)

Description:

Slogan half printed, but otherwise clean. Stamp has two phosphor bands and thus must have come from booklets FN1/6 or DX3.

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 was in use at Gwent only from the 19th of July, 1982, through to the 21st of Febuary, 1983.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): GWENT / 3—PM 18 NOV 1982 / 5 ++ Slogan: IT’S IN [THE AIR] / Independent Local [Radio] IS COMING TO [GWENT]

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on November 18,1982

Stamp Title:

Machin

Stamp Set:

X-series (Standard) Machins

Phosphor:

2 bands (left and 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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