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ID # 2094
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Archive ID #:

2094

Archive Location:

100496

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

29

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:

Clean example of a Penny Red star. Whilst decent and cut off a cover, its cutting it quite close to the edge. Two large margins are present to the right and top, however this comes at the expense of the left side where the perforations have taken off corner pieces - i.e. the letter, so we no longer can tell its source.

The postmark is fairly well stamped and it can easily be made out to have come from Carlisle, Wales, on the 23rd of November 1857. Its a smaller version of the earlier style large circular date stamps, but interesting nonetheless.

Postmark:

Oval barred numeral cancel: 165; Circular date stamp (CDS): CARLISE / NO 23 1857 0

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on November 23,1857

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:

** ?A

Chalk Surface?:

No

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