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ID # 2551
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Archive ID #:

2551

Archive Location:

Postcard Album #1

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

217

Type:

Postcard

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:

King Edward VII

Issued:

November 26,1904

Face Value:

½D

Printing Type:

Typography

Designer (Printer):

Unknown (De La Rue & Co)

Colour:

Pale yellowish-green

Mint/Used:

Used

Condition:

Good

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%
):

£1.50 (£0.60)

Description:

CG[?] Postcard, “Series G 387”, with a great example of a King Edward VII pale halfpenny from the De La Rue & Co printings.

The postcard shows a young lady in a white dress admiering some flowers. It is postmarked as coming from Newcastle, Staffordshire, on July the 1st, 1908. It is address to a “Miss Edith Aston, Shirburn Rd., Seek, Staffs.”. The message reads “June 30th 08 / Dear Edith, I hope this is not like the other I sent. Get your dress finishes so that you can do my blouse. With love to all, Else.”

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): NEWCASTLE / 9.15.AM JY 1 08 STAFF

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on July 1,1908

Stamp Title:

None given

Stamp Set:

King Edward VII Definitives 1902-10

Phosphor:

None

Watermark:

Unknown (unknown)

Gum (Type):

None

Overprint (Underprint)

None (None)

Elliptical Perforations:

No

Perforation:

14x14

Plate (Die):

Not applicable (Not applicable)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

Not applicable

Chalk Surface?:

No

Simular Entries:

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ID#: 2654 (Used)    


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