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ID # 2014
SG GB 483

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Archive ID #:

2014

Archive Location:

100471

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

483 Unknown id_2000to2999/2014face.tif; id_2000to2999/2014gum.tif; id_2000to2999/2014gumWM.tif (Mac OS Big Sur) HP Deskjet 2654 (1200 DPI, 24-bit Colour) through VueScan 9; Edited with GIMP; Lossless compression with ImageOptim

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 6,1940

Face Value:

2½d

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

H. L. Palmer (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Ultramarine

Mint/Used:

Mint

Condition:

Poor

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%
):

£0.50 (£0.03)

Description:

Mint, unused example but with some faults. This includes short perforations along the top edge, and a crease in the upper left corner. Gum is intact but discoloured, but it does make the watermark easily visible.

Postmark:

None

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Not used (or user unknown)

Stamp Title:

Queen Victoria and King George VI

Stamp Set:

Centenary of the First Adhesive Postage Stamps

Phosphor:

None

Watermark:

Multiple G VI R Cypher (Standard)

Gum (Type):

Intact (Unknown)

Overprint (Underprint)

None (None)

Elliptical Perforations:

No

Perforation:

14.5x14

Plate (Die):

Not applicable (Not applicable)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

Not applicable

Chalk Surface?:

No

Simular Entries:

ID#: 345 (Mint)     ID#: 1933 (Mint)    
ID#: 2632 (Used)    


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