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ID # 1909
SG GB X868; BPS GS.2664t

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Archive ID #:

1909

Archive Location:

100448

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

SG GB X868
BPS GS.2664t

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:

17 Mar 1975

Face Value:

5.5p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

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%
):

£0.65 (£0.26)

Description:

Heavy and aged postmark, but a good clear example.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 2, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan; GS) 2664t [transposed]. It is titled “Leeds be wise look before crossing” and was in use from the 2nd of June to the 25th of September, 1975.

Postmark:

Slogan: BE WISE: LOOK BEFORE CROSSING / LEEDS ++ Circular Date Stamp (CDS): LEEDS / ? 19 SEP 1975 / B

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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