Great Britain Machins, by Adminware

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50p (15k) 50p light grey
EME image

(page updated: Jul 16/17)

1st seen: Mar 27/07
Photogravure
Lithography

Also exists:

self-adhesive w/Security features

50p sand
50p ochre
50p slate grey

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
2-band (violet) phosphor
  OFNP De La Rue Mar 27/07 Sheets   PVA
OFNP Walsall Jun 5/17 Booklet DP516
(Machin 50th anniversary prestige booklet)
PVA
2-band, Lithography
  OFNP Cartor Jan 13/09 Booklet DP395
(British Design Classics prestige booklet)

PVA

50p grey 50p light grey
Self-Adhesive, Security features

1st seen: Feb 17/09
Photogravure

Security pattern lettering in background,
semi-circular slits (click for pics)

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum Security
slits
Security
code
 2-band phosphor
  OFNP De La Rue Feb 17/09 Sheets   Type 1
  OFNP Walsall May 8/10 Booklet (George V accession centenary prestige booklet)  
  • Type 2a
  • Type 3
  • 10 + P
      OFNP Walsall May 5/11 Booklet (Morris & Co. prestige booklet)   Type 2a 11 + P
     

    Security slits:

    1: no slits
    2: cuts at top & bottom, wider than 2a
    2a: cuts at top & bottom, narrower than 2
    3: cut at bottom only

    Security features:

    Code: none
    Slits: Type 1
    Code: P + 10
    Slits: Type 2a
    Code: P + 10
    Slits: Type 3
    Code: P + 11
    Slits: Type 2a
       

     


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