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ID # 2200
SG GB 43 plt86

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Archive ID #:

2200

Archive Location:

100505

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

43 plt86

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:

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%
):

£5.00 (£1.00)

Description:

Fair example of a plate 86, position OI, Penny Red with a large upper margin but all detail visible. Plate number is just readable, and the face is generally free from significant wear. Perforations and gum are excellent, with the watermark clear and visible. A previous owner has written the plate number at the bottom.

The postmark is a two-part oval barred numeral cancel as used in London. The top letter appears - from what can be seen - to be a “W” which suggests the Western London district, with the office number beginning with a “4”.

Postmark:

Two-part oval barred numeral cancel: W / 4?

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):

86 (II)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

IO OI

Chalk Surface?:

No

Simular Entries:

ID#: 2150 (Used)    ID#: 2197 (Used)    


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