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Archive ID #:

1998

Archive Location:

100469

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

463a

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 10,1937

Face Value:

1d

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

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

Colour:

Scarlet

Mint/Used:

Mint

Condition:

Spacefiller

Variant:

Sideways 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%
):

£20.00 (£0.00)

Description:

Unfortunate example of a semi-rare sideways watermark one-penny stamp from early on in the reign of King George VI. Unfortunately despite the colour being decent, the perforations being mostly fine, and the gum being intact, there is a major lateral crease visible from both sides.

Postmark:

None

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Not used (or user unknown)

Stamp Title:

Unknown

Stamp Set:

KGVI 1937-1947 Definitives

Phosphor:

None

Watermark:

Multiple G VI R Cypher (Sideways Watermark)

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


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