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 SG GB X946, X925, X924; BPS GS.3406 Used Good 14p; 1p; 0.5p (15.5p) Queen Elizabeth II  SG GB X946, X925, X924; BPS GS.3406 Used Good 14p; 1p; 0.5p (15.5p) Queen Elizabeth II
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ID # 1901
SG GB X946, X925, X924; BPS GS.3406

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Archive ID #:

1901

Archive Location:

100444

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

SG GB X946, X925, X924
BPS GS.3406

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:

Face Value:

14p; 1p; 0.5p (15.5p)

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Grey-blue; crimson; turquoise-blue

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%
):

£0.50 (£0.20)

Description:

Piece includes a “FIRST CLASS MAIL” stamp applied by sender.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 3, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan, GS) 3406. It is titled “Duke of Edinburgh's Award Crowns” and was in use from the 30th of November, 1981, to the 13th of Febuary, 1982.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): SUTTON / 1015AM 3 FEB 1982 / SURREY ++ Slogan: FOR THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY / DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S AWARD CROWNS / MINTED IN SUTTON

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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