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ID # 1948
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Archive ID #:

1948

Archive Location:

100461

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

485Wi

SG Specialised Number:

Unknown

Type:

Stamp

Block Size:

2

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:

King George VI

Issued:

1 Sep 1941

Face Value:

½d

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

E. Dulac; E. Gill (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Pale green

Mint/Used:

Mint

Condition:

Fair

Variant:

Inverted Watermark

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%
):

£8 (£1.60)

Description:

Very good vertical pair that has likely originated from a stamp booklet, which would explain the short perforations along two edges. Besides this there is some foxing to the top left corner, with some ageing to the gum. Otherwise fine.

Postmark:

None

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Not used (or user unknown)

Stamp Title:

None given

Stamp Set:

1941-42 KGVI War Issues

Phosphor:

None

Watermark:

Multiple G VI R Cypher (Inverted)

Gum (Type):

Intact (unknown)

Overprint (Underprint)

None (None)

Elliptical Perforations:

No

Perforation:

15x14

Plate (Die):

Not applicable (Not applicable)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

Not applicable

Chalk Surface?:

No

Simular Entries:

ID#: 1934 (Mint)    ID#: 1942 (Mint)    
ID#: 1943 (Mint)    ID#: 1945 (Mint)    
ID#: 1946 (Mint)    ID#: 1947 (Mint)    
ID#: 1949 (Mint)    ID#: 1950 (Mint)    
ID#: 1951 (Mint)    ID#: 1952 (Mint)    
ID#: 1953 (Mint)    ID#: 1954 (Mint)    
ID#: 1955 (Used)    ID#: 1956 (Used)    
ID#: 1958 (Used)    ID#: 1959 (Used)    
ID#: 1960 (Used)    ID#: 1961 (Used)    


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