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3p (15k) 3p rose red
(page updated: Oct 28/03)

1st seen: Oct 22/80
Photogravure

Also exists:

Narrow value

3p ultramarine

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 PCP
  PCP1 Head B1, Kampf perf Oct 22/80 Sheets Dex
  PCP1 Head B1, APS perf Sep 82 Sheets Dex
  PCP1 Head B2, APS perf Sep 82 Sheets Dex
  PCP2 Head B1, Kampf perf Oct 22/80 Sheets Dex
  PCP2 Thicker elements (T2), Head B1, Kampf perf Jun 12/81 Coil, horiz Dex
 2-band (8mm) phosphor
  FCP Head B1 Feb 1/82 Booklet
  • cut right [DP51]
  • cut left [DP51A]
Dex
 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor
  FCP Thicker elements (T2), Head B2, short bar at top right [ Type 8: pic ] May 19/82 Booklet DP57
(Story of Stanley Gibbons prestige booklet)
Dex
 ACP
  ACP Thicker elements (T2), Head B2 Sep 14/83 Booklet DP65
(Story of the Royal Mint prestige booklet)
Dex
  ACP Head B2 May 5/87 Sheets Dex
  ACP Shocking pink, Head B1 Jun 90 Sheets Dex

3p (16k) 3p shocking pink
Narrow value

1st seen: Oct 10/89
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 ACP
  ACP Oct 10/89 Coil, horiz Dex
  ACP screened value Oct 89 Coil, horiz Dex
  ACP thicker (T5) Jan 21/92 Sheets Dex


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