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3½p (15k) 3½p grey green
(page updated: Dec 28/03)

1st seen: Feb 15/71
Photogravure

Also exists:

Northern Ireland
Scotland
Wales

3½p purple-brown

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor
  OCP Feb 15/71
Jan 74
Sheets PVA
Dex
  FCP Jul 18/73 Sheets PVA
  FCP Nov 14/73
Booklet DP22/A
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
Dex
  FCP Feb 74 Coil, horiz Dex
  FCP Apr 74 Coil, vert Dex
 Centre band phosphor
  FCP Jun 28/74 Sheets Dex
  FCP Oct 23/74 Booklet DP22B
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right

Dex
  FCP Dec 74 Coil, horiz Dex

3½p (15k) 3½p grey green
Northern Ireland

1st seen: Jan 23/74
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor
  FCP Jan 23/74 Sheets Dex
 Centre band phosphor
  FCP Nov 6/74 Sheets Dex

3½p (15k) 3½p grey green
Scotland

1st seen: Jan 23/74
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor
  FCP Jan 23/74 Sheets PVA
Dex
 Centre band phosphor
  FCP Nov 6/74 Sheets Dex

3½p (15k) 3½p grey green
Wales

1st seen: Jan 23/74
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor
  FCP Jan 23/74 Sheets Dex
 Centre band phosphor
  FCP Nov 6/74 Sheets Dex


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