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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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Plate 93, position PK, Penny Red. Generally well centred with good colour and detail. Plate number is easily readable, and there is no major signs of wear or fading. The perforations are good along with the gum. The watermark is easily visible. A previous owner has written the plate number at the bottom. The postmark is a clean and clear horizontal oval barred numeral cancel. The shape indicates it was used within England and Wales, whilst the office number - 516 - implies it was used Marlsborough, Wiltshire (per G. Brumell). John Parmenter and Ken Smith corroborate this and inform us that it was used up until 1895 (book via GBPS).
Oval barred numeral cancel: 516
Large Crown (Standard)
ID#: 2119 (Used)    ID#: 2120 (Used)    ID#: 2130 (Used)    ID#: 2138 (Used)    ID#: 2172 (Used)    ID#: 2192 (Used)
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