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ID # 2558
SG GB X872

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Archive ID #:

2558

Archive Location:

Postcard Album #1

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

X872

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:

September 24,1975

Face Value:

6.5p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrisons)

Colour:

Greenish Blue

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%
):

£0.20 (£0.04)

Description:

Comedic postcard from Bamforth & Co Ltd. “Published by BAMFORTH & CO., LTD., Holmfirth, Yorkshire. “COMIC” Series. No. 362. Printed in England.” It shows an eavesdropper overhearing a lady tell another that “MY HUSBAND’S ONLY BEEN UP TWICE — AND THE SECOND TIME IT BLEW HIS HAT OFF”. Aircraft are also shown. Shows as use in 1976, “To Mr & Mrs Dragton, 20 Wostfeild, Crescent, Goodll?”. It reads, “To Nan & Grandad. I hope you are enjoying the sun like we are because it have been very hot, it is a very nice place to be out at the moment we are getting Ready to go on the River dart in dads boat. Love from Julie & Chris.”

Postmark:

Slogan: REMEMBER to use the POST CODE; Circular Date Stamp (CDS): SOUTH DEVON / ? 9 JUN 1976 / GT. BRITAIN. I

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on June 9,1976

Stamp Title:

Machin

Stamp Set:

X-series (Standard) Machins

Phosphor:

1 band (centre)

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

Simular Entries:

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