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 SG GB X898; BPS GS.3400 Used Good to Fine 12.5p Queen Elizabeth II January 27,1982  SG GB X898; BPS GS.3400 Used Good to Fine 12.5p Queen Elizabeth II January 27,1982
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ID # 1913
SG GB X898; BPS GS.3400

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Archive ID #:

1913

Archive Location:

100450

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

X898; GS.3400

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:

January 27,1982

Face Value:

12.5p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Light emerald

Mint/Used:

Used

Condition:

Good to Fine

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 (£0.24)

Description:

Extremely clear postmark.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 3, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan; GS) 3400. It is titled the “Today's Post Office” and is the “tall” design, Type 2262A. This is likely a late use at Cardiff as opposed to an exceptional use.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): CARDIFF / — 6 APR 1982 / K ++ Slogan: Today’s POST OFFICE in business to serve you

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on April 6,1982

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

Simular Entries:

ID#: 1778 (Used)    


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