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ID # 1990
SG GB 489Wi

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Archive ID #:

1990

Archive Location:

100468

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

SG GB 489Wi

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:

21 Sep 1941

Face Value:

2½d

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

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

Colour:

Light ultramarine

Mint/Used:

Mint

Condition:

Good

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%
):

£3.00 (£1.20)

Description:

Decent horizontal pair of pale ultramarine King George VI two-and-halfpence stamps as issued during the Second World War. Print is slightly offset to the left, and the perforations along the bottom edge are extremely short, bordering on trimmed. The face and gum are perfetc.

Postmark:

None

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Not used (or user unknown)

Stamp Title:

Unknown

Stamp Set:

KGVI War Issue Definitives

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:

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