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 SG GB 724; 735 Mint Good 1d (2); 5d Queen Elizabeth II December 1,1969  SG GB 724; 735 Mint Good 1d (2); 5d Queen Elizabeth II December 1,1969
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SG GB 724; 735

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Archive ID #:

2019

Archive Location:

100472

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

724; 735

Type:

Stamp

Block Size:

3

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:

Queen Elizabeth II

Issued:

December 1,1969

Face Value:

1d (2); 5d

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Light olive; royal blue

Mint/Used:

Mint

Condition:

Good

Variant:

Standard

Hinged?:

Lightly

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%
):

£0.60 (£0.24)

Description:

Excellent example of a horizontal triplet consisting of two penny stamps (SG 724) se-tenant with a single five penny stamp (SG 735). Most likely from a booklet as part of pane SG 724n. Almost perfetc condition with a clean face and spotless gum, excluding a minor hinge. Top edge trimmed but this is not uncommon given the source.

Postmark:

None

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Not used (or user unknown)

Stamp Title:

Machins

Stamp Set:

Pre-decimal Machins

Phosphor:

2 bands (Left and right)

Watermark:

None

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?:

Yes


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