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4p (15k) 4p cobalt blue
(page updated: Feb 4/10)

1st seen: Jul 26/88
Photogravure

Also exists:

Elliptical perf
EME image

4p rust brown
4p turquoise

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 ACP
  ACP screened value Jul 26/88 Sheets Dex
  ACP screened value Oct 10/89 Coil, horiz Dex
 OFPP
  OFPP Enschedé Jan 31/95 Coil, horiz Dex

4p (15k) 4p cobalt blue
Elliptical perf

1st seen: Dec 14/93
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 2-band (yellow) phosphor
  OFNP Enschedé, green phosphor w/4mm varnish Dec 14/93 Sheets PVA
  OFNP Enschedé, green phosphor w/2mm varnish Jun 24/94 Sheets PVA
  OFNP Enschedé, yellow-green phosphor Nov 23/94 Sheet PVA
 2-band (blue) phosphor
  OFNP Enschedé, w/2mm varnish Nov 2/95 Sheets PVA
  OFNP Enschedé, violet bands Jun 10/96 Sheets PVA

4p (15k) 4p cobalt blue
EME image

1st seen: May 27/97
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 2-band (blue) phosphor
  OFNP May 27/97 Sheets PVA
 Phosphorised paper
  OFPP De La Rue May 22/00 Mini sheet PVA
 2-band (9mm violet) phosphor
  OFNP De La Rue Jun 18/03 Sheets PVA


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