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ID # 1845
SG GB X881; BPS GS.2813t

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Archive ID #:

1845

Archive Location:

100418

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

X881; GS.2813t

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:

September 24,1975

Face Value:

8.5p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Light yellowish-green

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%
):

£0.30 (£0.12)

Description:

Clean although there is evidence of age with a few little bits of spotting to the paper. Phosphor bands are barely visible.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 2, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan, GS) 2813t. It is titled “National Savings Diamond Jubilee” and was in use from the 10th of May to the 8th of December, 1976.

Postmark:

Slogan: National Savings Diamond Jubilee 1916-1976 Go on saving at The Post Office ++ Circular Date Stamp (CDS): COVENTRY WEST MIDLANDS / ?30PM 22 JNE 1976 / 8

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on June 22,1976

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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