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 SG GB X898; BPS GS.3454 Used Fair to Good 12.5p Queen Elizabeth II 27 Jan 1982  SG GB X898; BPS GS.3454 Used Fair to Good 12.5p Queen Elizabeth II 27 Jan 1982
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ID # 1900
SG GB X898; BPS GS.3454

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Archive ID #:

1900

Archive Location:

100444

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

SG GB X898
BPS GS.3454

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:

27 Jan 1982

Face Value:

12.5p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Light emerald

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%
):

£0.40 (£0.12)

Description:

Address part of the postmark is very faint. Otherwise fine.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 3, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan; GS) 3454. It is titled the “Help the aged year” and was in use from the 5th of July to the 2nd of October, 1982.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): LONDON S.W.1. / — 21 JLY 1982 / C ++ Slogan: Help the aged / YEAR 1982 TARGET £10 MILLION / 32 Dove St. London, W1A 2AP

Perfin:

None

Used by:

User unknown

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 (Not applicable)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

Not applicable

Chalk Surface?:

Yes


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