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ID # 2559
SG GB X898

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Archive ID #:

2559

Archive Location:

Postcard Album #1

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

X898

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:

January 27,1981

Face Value:

12.5p

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrisons)

Colour:

Light emerald

Mint/Used:

Used

Condition:

Fair to 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%
):

£0.40 (£0.12)

Description:

Explicit (although intended as comedic) postcard from the CARDTOON Series, C7. “Printed in Great Britain”. The obverse shows a jigsaw of a naked woman with a particular piece missing. It reads “I CANT FIND A PIECE ROUD HERE EITHER!”.

Postmarked as having been used in Exeter on the 12th of September 1983, it is addressed to Ms. E. Oram, 6. St. Michaels View, Montacute, Som.”. The message reads “Sunday. I thought you were a member of the jigsaw club. Having a good time. Lovely caravan weather, windy, alright for me. Guess Who!”

Postmark:

Slogan: BACK BEAUTIFUL BRITAIN 1983; Circular Date Stamp (CDS): EXETER DISTRICT / — 12 SEP 1983

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on September 12,1983

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

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