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 SG GB X949; BPS GS.3499 Used Fair to Good 16p Queen Elizabeth II 30 Mar 1983  SG GB X949; BPS GS.3499 Used Fair to Good 16p Queen Elizabeth II 30 Mar 1983
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ID # 1921
SG GB X949; BPS GS.3499

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Archive ID #:

1921

Archive Location:

100454

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

SG GB X949
BPS GS.3499

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:

30 Mar 1983

Face Value:

16p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Olive-drab

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%
):

£0.55 (£0.17)

Description:

Includes a small example of a Celtic cross.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 3, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan, GS) 3499. It is titled “World Communications Year” and was used in four London offices from the 16th of May to the 3rd of June, 1983.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): LONDON S.W.1. / 1045 PM 27 JNE 1983 / 0 ++ Slogan: WORLD COMMUNICATIONS YEAR 1983

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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