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 SG GB 571, 570 Used Good 1d (2); ½d Queen Elizabeth II 25-11-1958  SG GB 571, 570 Used Good 1d (2); ½d Queen Elizabeth II 25-11-1958  SG GB 571, 570 Used Good 1d (2); ½d Queen Elizabeth II 25-11-1958  SG GB 571, 570 Used Good 1d (2); ½d Queen Elizabeth II 25-11-1958
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ID # 2653
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Archive ID #:

2653

Archive Location:

Postcard Album #1

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

571; 570

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:

25-11-1958

Face Value:

1d (2); ½d

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Enid Marx (Harrisons)

Colour:

Orange-red; 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:

Photogravure postcard with a black and white image of “King Edward II’s Tomb”. The reverse has following note. “GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAM — The Norman Abbey at Gloucester was consecrated in 1100 and the tower completed in the 15th century. The Choir is the earliest example of Perpendicular architetcure and the East Window and Cloister are unsurpassed.” It also notes that the card was “Published by Hamilton-Fisher, Pimlico, Torquay”.

The card is stamped with a 2½d rate, comprised of two 1d stamps and a ½d stamp. All are unable to be certiantly identified. it is postmarked the 9th of May, 1963, with the stamp and waves from the Gloucester office. It is addressed to “Miss L. Middleton, Daws Cottage, Millbroke, Nr. Plymouth”. The message reads “Thanks very much for letter who for [?] which arrived today. Hope you all have a nice Holiday with five althogether love from us both in [?], Mabel + Clive”. The message is also dated at the top as “Thursday 9th”

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): GLOUCESTER / 3—PM 9 MAY 1963 / A

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on May 9, 1963

Stamp Title:

None given

Stamp Set:

Wilding Series, Multiple Crowns Watermark, Neither Phosphor or Graphite (1958-65)

Phosphor:

None

Watermark:

Unknown (Unknown)

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


Disclaimer: information provided alongside the scans has no guarantee of being corretc. Errors and omissions are likely, especially in regards to the colour and shade of stamps due to personal colour-blindness. Please take everything with a grain of salt. If in doubt, go off the image not the data!

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