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18p (15k) 18p grey green
(page updated: Sep 25/05)

1st seen: Aug 28/84
Photogravure
Lithography

Also exists:

Northern Ireland
Scotland
Wales

18p bluish violet
18p light green

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 ACP
  ACP Aug 28/84 Sheets Dex
  ACP screened value Aug 28/84 Sheets Dex
  ACP Mar 3/87 Booklet DP96
(The Story of P&O 1837-1987 prestige booklet)
Dex
Apr 14/87 DP92B/C
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut top and left
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
  • cut bottom and left
Aug 4/87 DP102, DP103
(perf all around)
  ACP Feb 88 Coil, vert Dex
 PCP
  PCP Oct 20/86 Coil, vert Dex
  PCP Oct 20/86 Booklet DP92/A
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut top and left
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
  • cut bottom and left
Dex
 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor
  FCP Oct 20/86 Booklet DP95
  • cut left and bottom
  • cut right and bottom
Dex
  FCP right band short top [ Type 8: pic ] Oct 20/86 Booklet
  • cut left and bottom [DP93]
  • cut right and bottom [DP93A]
  • cut left [DP95]
Dex
  FCP left band short top [ Type 14: pic ] Oct 20/86 Booklet
  • cut right and bottom [DP93]
  • cut left and bottom [DP93A]
Dex
  FCP left band inset [ Type 15: pic ] Oct 20/86 Booklet DP95
  • cut right
Dex
  FCP notch at UL [ Type 16: pic ] Oct 20/86 Booklet DP95
  • cut right

Dex
 2-band (9.5mm) 'A' phosphor
  FCP Jan 27/87 Booklet DP95A
  • cut left and bottom
  • cut right and bottom
Dex
Sep 29/87 DP95B
  • imperf left and cut bottom
  • imperf right and cut bottom
Dex
Mar 3/87 DP98
(The Story of P&O 1837-1987 prestige booklet)
Dex
  FCP left band inset [ Type 15: pic ] Jan 27/87 Booklet DP95A
  • cut right
Dex
Sep 29/87 DP95B
  • imperf right
Dex
  FCP notch at UL [ Type 16: pic ] Jan 27/87 Booklet DP95A
  • cut right

Dex
Sep 29/87 DP95B
  • imperf right
Dex
  FCP right band short at top [ Type 8: pic ] Jan 27/87 Booklet
  • cut left and bottom [DP93B]
  • cut right and bottom [DP93C]
  • cut left [DP95A]
Dex
Sep 29/87 DP95B
  • imperf left
Dex
  FCP left band short top [ Type 14: pic ] Jan 27/87 Booklet
  • cut right and bottom [DP93B]
  • cut left and bottom [DP93C]
Dex
 ACP; Lithography
  ACP Questa Feb 9/88 Booklet DP105, DP108
(The Story of the Financial Times prestige booklet)
Dex
 2-band phosphor; Lithography
  FCP Questa Feb 9/88 Booklet DP107
(The Story of the Financial Times prestige booklet)
PVA

18p (15k) 18p grey green
Northern Ireland

1st seen: Jan 6/87
Lithography

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 ACP; Lithography
  ACP Questa Jan 6/87 Sheets Dex

18p (15k) 18p grey green
Scotland

1st seen: Jan 6/87
Lithography

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 ACP; Lithography
  ACP Questa Jan 6/87 Sheets Dex

Harrison (green tinted gum) and Slater (white, untinted gum) papers exist on the Scotland issue.

18p (15k) 18p grey green
Wales

1st seen: Jan 6/87
Lithography

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Gum
 ACP; Lithography
  ACP Questa Jan 6/87 Sheets Dex

Harrison (green tinted gum) and Slater (white, untinted gum) papers exist on the Wales issue.


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