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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
Unknown (Thomas De La Rue and Co)
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Position LA rosy mauve two-and-halfpence with a Small Anchor watermark and white paper. Well centred with four margins. Excellent perforations with very minor faults. Good colour and detail, with a semi-heavy postmark in the bottom left quadrant. Clean gum with a hard to see, but present, watermark. Previously hinged and annotated by a ex-owner. Postmark is a very partial four bar oval numeral cancel. The shape indicates it was used within an England and Wales office, but the office number is missing so further narrowing is impossible.
Oval barred numeral cancel: unknown
2½d Rosy Mauve
1873-80 Surface Printed Issues, Small Anchor Watermark
Small Anchor (Standard)
2 (Not applicable)
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