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(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
Charles Heath; Frederick Heath (Perkins, Bacon & Co)
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Nice example of a plate 96, position BE, Penny Red with good centring and three margins. The face is unblemished, and the perforations are intact. The reverse is clean and the watermark prominent. The plate number and corner letters are unblemished and, for the former, easily visible. Overall a nice example. The watermark can be easily made out to be oval barred numeral cancel which places it as having come from England and Wales. The numeral contained therein can just be made out to be “108”, which G. Brumell suggests was used by the Carnarvon, Caernarfonshire. in Wales. This town is now known as Caernarfon, and is now part of the county of Gwynedd. John Parmenter and Ken Smith corroborate this, and indicate that the postmark was used from 1844 to 1906 (book via GBPS).
Oval barred numeral cancel: 108
Large Crown (Standard)
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