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2½p (15k) 2½p pale magenta
(page updated: Dec 28/03)

1st seen: Feb 15/71
Photogravure

2p Values (8k)

Also exists:

Isle of Man
Northern Ireland
Scotland
Wales

2½p rose madder

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 Centre band phosphor
  OCP Thin value (T1) Feb 15/71 Sheets PVA
  OCP Thin value (T1) Feb 15/71 Coil, horiz PVA
  OCP Thin value; no scratch (T1*) Feb 15/71 Coil, vert PVA
  OCP Thicker value (T2) Feb 15/71 Booklet
  • cut top [DP4, DP5, DP8]
  • cut top and right [DP4, DP5, DP8]
  • cut bottom [DP4, DP5, DP8]
  • cut bottom and right [DP4, DP5, DP8]
PVA
  FCP Thin value (T1) Sep 71
Sep 13/72
Sheets PVA
GA
  FCP Thin value (T1) Aug 73 Coil, horiz GA
  FCP Thin value; no scratch (T1*) May 24/72 Booklet
  • cut top [DP18, DP16A]
  • cut top and right [DP16A]
  • cut bottom [DP18, DP16A]
  • cut bottom and right [DP16A]
PVA
  FCP Thicker value (T2) Aug 8/73 Sheets PVA
Dex
  FCP Thicker value (T2) Sep 17/71 Booklet
  • cut top [DP8A, DP14, DP15, DP16]
  • cut top and right [DP8A, DP14, DP15, DP16]
  • cut bottom [DP8A, DP14, DP15, DP16]
  • cut bottom and right [DP8A, DP14, DP15, DP16]
PVA
  FCP Very thin value (T3) May 24/72 Booklet DP19
  • cut top and right
  • right
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
 Centre band JET phosphor
  FCP Thin value (T1) Oct 72 Sheets PVA
  FCP Thicker value (T2) Jun 14/73 Booklet

DP14J

  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
 Left band phosphor
  OCP Thicker value (T2) Feb 15/71 Booklet DP9
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
  FCP Thicker value (T2) Sep 17/71 Booklet DP9A
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
  FCP Very thin value (T3) May 24/72 Booklet
  • cut top [DP19]
  • cut bottom [DP19]
  • cut top and right [DP20]
  • cut right [DP20]
PVA
  FCP Thin value; no scratch (T1*) May 24/72 Booklet DP20A
  • cut top and right
  • cut right
PVA
 Left band, JET phosphor
  FCP Thicker value (T2) Jun 14/73 Booklet DP9J
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
 Right band phosphor
  FCP Thin value (T1) May 24/72 Booklet DP18
  • cut top
  • cut right
  • torn all around
PVA
  FCP Very thin value (T3) May 24/72 Booklet DP19
  • cut top
  • cut right
  • torn all around
PVA
 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor
  FCP Thicker value (T2) May 21/75 Sheets PVA

2½p (15k) 2½p pale magenta
Isle of Man

1st seen: Jul 7/71
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 Centre band phosphor
  OCP Jul 7/71 Sheets PVA
  FCP Sep 22/72 Sheets PVA

2½p (15k) 2½p pale magenta
Northern Ireland

1st seen: Jul 7/71
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 Centre band phosphor
  OCP Jul 7/71 Sheets PVA
  FCP Jun 73 Sheets PVA

1½p (15k) 2½p pale magenta
Scotland

1st seen: Jul 7/71
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 Centre band phosphor
  OCP Jul 7/71 Sheets PVA
  FCP Sep 22/72
Jun 73
Sheets GA
PVA

2½p (15k) 2½p pale magenta
Wales

1st seen: Jul 7/71
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 Centre band phosphor
  OCP Jul 7/71 Sheets PVA
  FCP Sep 22/72
1973
Sheets GA
PVA


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