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ID # 2142
SG GB 43 plt85

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Archive ID #:

2142

Archive Location:

100500

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

43 plt85

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 to Fair

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%
):

£4.00 (£0.40)

Description:

Unfortunate example of a Penny Red from plate 85, position GL, with a ugly pen cancel. The stamp itself is well centred with good margins. The detail is good, the plate number and watermark easy to see, and the perforations are great - with only a few faults. Perhaps a semi-useful reference version given the “postmark”.

Postmark:

Pen cross

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):

85 (II)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

LG GL

Chalk Surface?:

No

Simular Entries:

ID#: 2104 (Used)    


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