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5p (15k) 5p greyish rose
(page updated: Dec 28/03)

1st seen: Jan 27/82
Lithography
Photogravure

Also exists:

5p greyish violet
5p ash pink (red-brown)

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 PCP; Lithography
  PCP Questa, Perf 13 x 14 Jan 27/82 Sheets Dex
  PCP Questa, Perf 15 x 14 Feb 21/84 Sheets Dex
 ACP; Lithography
  PCP Questa, Perf 15 x 14 Feb 25/86 Sheets Dex
 Centre band phosphor
  FCP Oct 20/86 Booklet DP94
  • cut left
  • cut left and bottom
Dex
 Centre band 'A' phosphor
  FCP Jan 27/87 Booklet
DP94A
  • cut left
  • cut left and bottom
Dex
  FCP 'wide bars' (4.5mm or more wide) Sep 29/87 Booklet DP94B
  • imperf at left
  • imperf at left and cut at bottom
Dex
  FCP 'narrow bars' (less than 4mm wide) Oct 28/87 Booklet DP94C
  • imperf at left
  • imperf at left and cut at bottom
Dex


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