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ID # 2599
SG GB 489

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Archive ID #:

2599

Archive Location:

BOX 1

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

489

Type:

Cover

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 George VI

Issued:

21-7-1941

Face Value:

2½d

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

E. Dulac; E. Gill (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Pale ultramarine

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%
):

£0.30 (£0.12)

Description:

Great condition post-war cover with a war issue pale blue two-and-halfpenny King George VI definitive stamp. Addressed to “Mr + Mrs J. Heal., High House Farm, East Compton, Shepton Mallet, Som[erset]”. No letter contained within.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): READING / 215PM 23 JAN 1945 / BERKS ++ 7 Line broken wave

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on January 23, 1945

Stamp Title:

None Given

Stamp Set:

King George VI War Issue Definitives

Phosphor:

None

Watermark:

Multiple G VI R Cypher (Standard)

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?:

No

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