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ID # 2102
SG GB 43 plt89

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Archive ID #:

2102

Archive Location:

100497

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

43 plt89

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:

1864

Face Value:

1d

Printing Type:

Recess

Designer (Printer):

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

Colour:

Rose-red

Mint/Used:

Used

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%
):

£11.00 (£0.55)

Description:

Thinned example of a plate 89, position SB, Penny Red with significant downward shift which obliterates the lower edge of the design. A poor example, the watermark is barely visible and light shines through!

The postmark is a faint barred numeral cancel - thus of England and Wales - with the number office number 502 just legible. This, according to G. Brumell, indicates that it was used in Stalybridge in Cheshire. It would of been used between 1844 and 1907 according to John Parmenter and Ken Smith (Book via GBPS)

Postmark:

Oval Barred Numeral Cancel: 502

Perfin:

None

Used by:

User unknown

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):

101 (II)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

KJ JK

Chalk Surface?:

No

Simular Entries:

ID#: 268 (Used)     ID#: 2187 (Used)    


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