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SG GB 475

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Archive ID #:

2001

Archive Location:

100469

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

475

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 1,1939

Face Value:

1s

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

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

Colour:

Bistre-brown

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%
):

£0.75 (£0.30)

Description:

Excellent used copy of a King George VI one shilling definitive. Whilst used the postmark is borderline invisible and thus the colour and detail of the face shows excellently. Some gum remains but it is patchy. Perforations are good except perhaps for a few in the top right.

Postmark:

Very faint mark.

Perfin:

None

Used by:

User unknown

Stamp Title:

Unknown

Stamp Set:

KGVI 1937-1947 Issues

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


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