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ID # 1968
SG GB 503

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Archive ID #:

1968

Archive Location:

100464

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

503

Type:

Stamp

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:

King George VI

Issued:

May 3,1951

Face Value:

1d

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

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

Colour:

Light ultramarine

Mint/Used:

Used

Condition:

Fair

Variant:

Standard

Hinged?:

Yes

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%
):

£0.30 (£0.06)

Description:

This appears to have been used, but doesn’t appear to have been postmarked. A large chunk of gum is missing, and it has been previously hinged. There are a few perforation faults, and the stamp appears distasteful but for no particularly obvious reason.

Postmark:

None

Perfin:

None

Used by:

User unknown

Stamp Title:

None given

Stamp Set:

Late KGVI Definitives

Phosphor:

None

Watermark:

Multiple G VI R Cypher (Standard)

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#: 351 (Mint)     ID#: 1962 (Used)    
ID#: 1963 (Used)    ID#: 1964 (Mint)    
ID#: 1965 (Mint)    ID#: 1966 (Mint)    
ID#: 1967 (Mint)    ID#: 1969 (Mint)    
ID#: 1970 (Mint)    ID#: 1971 (Mint)    
ID#: 1972 (Mint)    ID#: 1973 (Used)    
ID#: 1974 (Mint)    ID#: 1995 (Mint)    


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