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 SG GB X907, X924; BPS GS.3513 Used Good 15.5p; 0.5p (16p) Queen Elizabeth II  SG GB X907, X924; BPS GS.3513 Used Good 15.5p; 0.5p (16p) Queen Elizabeth II
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ID # 1922
SG GB X907, X924; BPS GS.3513

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Archive ID #:

1922

Archive Location:

100455

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

X907; X924; GS.3513

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:

Face Value:

15.5p; 0.5p (16p)

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Pale violet; 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%
):

£1.10 (£0.44)

Description:

Postmark includes a block of cheese with the Union Jack upon it.

Via the Postmark Society Catalogue of Slogan Postmarks of the UK vol. 3, this postmark is given the number (General Slogan, GS) 3513. It is titled “Cheddar Cheese” and was in use from the the 11th of July to the 17th of September, 1983.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): LEEDS M.L.D. / 415PM 9 SEP 1983 / CB1 ++ Slogan: CHECK YOUR CHEDDAR HAS THE CHEESE QUALITY MARK / QUALITY SELECT

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on September 9,1983

Stamp Title:

Machin

Stamp Set:

X-series (Standard) Machins

Phosphor:

2 bands (left and right); 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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