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15p (15k) 15p light blue
(page updated: Dec 28/03)

1st seen: Sep 26/89
Photogravure

Also exists:

Northern Ireland
Scotland
Wales

15p ultramarine
15p shocking pink

See also:

15p Anniversary issue

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 Centre-band phosphor
  FCP Sep 26/89 Sheets Dex
  FCP Oct 16/89 Coil, vert Dex
  FCP thinner elements Oct 16/89 Coil, horiz Dex
  FCP thinner elements; screened value Oct 16/89 Coil, horiz Dex
 Left band phosphor
  FCP inset at left [ Type 23: pic ] Oct 2/89 Booklet DP132
  • cut at right
Dex
  FCP notch missing at UL [ Type 25: pic ] Oct 2/89 Booklet DP132
  • cut right and bottom
Dex
 Right band phosphor
  FCP thinner elements Mar 20/90 Booklet DP147
(London Life prestige booklet)
Dex

15p (15k) 15p light blue
Northern Ireland

1st seen: Nov 28/89
Lithography

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 Centre band phosphor
  FCP Questa Nov 28/89 Sheets PVA

15p (15k) 15p light blue
Scotland

1st seen: Nov 28/89
Lithography

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 Centre band phosphor
  FCP Questa Nov 28/89 Sheets PVA

15p (15k) 15p light blue
Wales

1st seen: Nov 28/89
Lithography

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 Centre band phosphor
  FCP Questa Nov 28/89 Sheets PVA


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