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 SG GB X948; BPS GS.3331 Used Fair 15.5p Queen Elizabeth II 14 Jan 1981  SG GB X948; BPS GS.3331 Used Fair 15.5p Queen Elizabeth II 14 Jan 1981
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ID # 1886
SG GB X948; BPS GS.3331

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Archive ID #:

1886

Archive Location:

100437

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

SG GB X948
BPS GS.3331

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:

Fair

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 (£0.10)

Description:

Slogan includes the image of a postbox. 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. Given this stamp was issued from the 14th of January, 1981, this would have been used between then and May.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): EXETER DISTRICT / 130PM 7 ? 19?? / A ++ Slogan: EVERYONE’S SHOPPING BY POST THESE DAYS!

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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