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ID # 2556
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Archive ID #:

2556

Archive Location:

Postcard Album #1

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

X858

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:

Queen Elizabeth II

Issued:

February 15,1971

Face Value:

3.5p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrisons)

Colour:

Olive-grey

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%
):

£0.30 (£0.06)

Description:

Comedic postcard from Bamforth & Co Ltd. “Published by BAMFORTH & CO., LTD., Holmfirth, Yorkshire. “COMIC” Series. No. 2518. Printed in England.” It shows a fair condition 3.5p Machin with a Poole area postmark that dates it to 1974.

It is addressed to “Mr & Mrs C. Olcem. 6. Sh. Winchreek View, Montacute, Somerset, TA15 6UJ.”

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): BOURNEMOUTH — POOLE / 1015AM 22 ?? 1974 / A

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on 1974

Stamp Title:

Machin

Stamp Set:

X-series (Standard) Machins

Phosphor:

None

Watermark:

None

Gum (Type):

None

Overprint (Underprint)

None (None)

Elliptical Perforations:

No

Perforation:

15x14

Plate (Die):

Not applicable (Not applicable)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

Not applicable

Chalk Surface?:

Yes

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