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ID # 2093
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Archive ID #:

2093

Archive Location:

100496

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

29 Unknown id_2000to2999/2093face.tif; id_2000to2999/2093facePM.tif; id_2000to2999/2093gum.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:

Queen Victoria

Issued:

June 1,1855

Face Value:

1d

Printing Type:

Recess

Designer (Printer):

Charles Heath; Frederick Heath (Perkins, Bacon & Co)

Colour:

Red-brown

Mint/Used:

Used

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%
):

£22.00 (£8.80)

Description:

Lovely example of a Penny Red star with a sideways duplex. The stamp itself is clean and clear with great detail. It is perforated (14x14) but appears to have been cut from a sheet rather then broken. Thus whilst the perforations cut the design, the whole face is still visible owning to the very large - often complete - margins. ± The postmark is a very well stamped sideways duplex and has stood the test of time. Overall a nice example that has been cut from a cover carefully at some point.

Postmark:

Oval barred numeral cancel: 97; Circular date stamp (CDS): BURY-ST-EDMONDS / FE 4 1856 C

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on February 4,1856

Stamp Title:

Penny Red

Stamp Set:

Line-engraved Issues

Phosphor:

None

Watermark:

Large Crown (Standard)

Gum (Type):

None (unknown)

Overprint (Underprint)

None (None)

Elliptical Perforations:

No

Perforation:

14x14

Plate (Die):

Unknown (II)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

** OG

Chalk Surface?:

No

Simular Entries:

ID#: 260 (Used)     ID#: 261 (Used)     
ID#: 2092 (Used)    ID#: 2094 (Used)    
ID#: 2095 (Used)    ID#: 2096 (Used)    
ID#: 2097 (Used)    


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