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Cat. Number If known, from:
SG GB 8
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(Mac OSX) HP Deskjet 2654 (1200 DPI, 24-bit Colour) through VueScan 9; Edited with GIMP; Lossless compression with ImageOptim; converted with Pixallon (NCH Software) to 600 DPI with 50% Lossy JPEG Compression
Unknown (Perkins, Bacon and Petch)
Fair to Good
Cat. Value (Adjusted Cat. value adjusted for condition:
Nice but wonky example of a position KH, imperforate Penny Red Star.This particular version has two great margins (top and bottom); a decent margin to the right (although it does thin to obscurity towards the bottom); and a poor margin to the left. On the latter, the cut encroaches into the design face. The postcard consists of a sideways orientated oval barred numeral cancel. The shape informs us that it originates in England and Wales, although the number itself cannot be discerned. With the final digit being a 0 and the bars appearing fairly elongated to fit three digits, it could have come from considerable number of possible Post Offices. The gum is decent, although it is clearly off paper as some remains. The watermark is scarcely visible to the naked eye, but appears at the bottom edge. It has not been hinged, although minor creasing detracts equally as much as if it were. Overall a reasonably clean example, with a relatively unblemished face given it’s advancing age.
Oval barred numeral cancel: ??0
Penny Red Stars
Imperforate Line-engraved Penny Reds
Small Crown (Standard)
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