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4p (15k) 4p turquoise
(page updated: Dec 28/03
)

1st seen: Jan 30/80
Photogravure
Lithography

Also exists:

Narrow value

4p rust brown
4p cobalt blue

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor; Lithography
  FCP Waddington, Perf 13 1/2 x 14 Jan 30/80 Sheets PVA
 2-band (8mm) phosphor
  FCP Aug 26/81 Booklet
  • cut right [DP49]
  • cut left [DP49A]
Dex
  FCP LB short bottom [ Type 1: pic ] Aug 26/81 Booklet DP49
  • cut at left
Dex
  FCP RB short bottom [ Type 2: pic ] Aug 26/81 Booklet DP49A
  • cut at right
Dex
 PCP; Lithography
  PCP Waddington, Perf 13 1/2 x 14 Nov 81 Sheets Dex
 PCP
  PCP1 Head B1 Dec 30/81 Coil, horiz Dex
  PCP1 Head B2 Aug 14/84 Coil, horiz Dex
  PCP2 Head B1 Jan 4/82 Coil, horiz Dex
 ACP; Lithography
  ACP Waddington, Perf 13 1/2 x 14 Feb 86 Sheets Dex
 ACP
  ACP Feb 88 Coil, horiz Dex

4p (16k) 4p turquoise
Narrow value

1st seen: Sep 3/84
Photogravure
Lithography

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 Centre band phosphor
  FCP Sep 3/84 Booklet DP70
  • cut left
Dex
 Right band phosphor
  FCP Jan 8/85 Booklet DP79
(The Story of The Times prestige booklet)
Dex
 Left band phosphor
  FCP Jan 8/85 Booklet
DP79
(The Story of The Times prestige booklet)
Dex
 ACP; Lithography
  ACP Questa May 13/86 Sheets Dex


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