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 SG GB 1026a Used Good £1.30 Queen Elizabeth II February 2,1977  SG GB 1026a Used Good £1.30 Queen Elizabeth II February 2,1977  SG GB 1026a Used Good £1.30 Queen Elizabeth II February 2,1977
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ID # 2308
SG GB 1026a

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Archive ID #:

2308

Archive Location:

100521

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

1026a

Type:

Stamp

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

Country:

Great Britain

Monarch:

Queen Elizabeth II

Issued:

February 2,1977

Face Value:

£1.30

Printing Type:

Photogravure

Designer (Printer):

Arnold Machin (Harrison and Sons)

Colour:

Pale drab; deep greenish blue

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%
):

£6.00 (£2.40)

Description:

Great condition, large format post-decimal Machin. Excellent colour and detail with nearly perfetc perforations. The gum is clean with no noticable faults. The postmark is heavy but incomplete, but it does show a rough date. The perforations may appear missing or dirty, but this is caused by the postmark ink falling on the margins.

Postmark:

Square postmark: ? / 17 AUG ?? / ?

Perfin:

None

Used by:

User unknown

Stamp Title:

Machin

Stamp Set:

Post-decimal Machins (Non X-, Y- or U- Series)

Phosphor:

None

Watermark:

None

Gum (Type):

None

Overprint (Underprint)

None (None)

Elliptical Perforations:

No

Perforation:

14x15

Plate (Die):

Not applicable (Not applicable)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

Not applicable

Chalk Surface?:

Yes


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