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20p (15k) 20p black and cream
Anniversary

(page updated: Jul 16/17)

1st seen: Jan 10/90
Photogravure
Lithography

See also:

20p black

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 ACP
  ACP screened value (all are) Jan 10/90 Sheets Dex
  ACP Jan 30/90 Booklet DP138
  • imperf at left
  • imperf at left and cut bottom
  • imperf right
  • imperf right and cut bottom
Dex
ACP Jan 30/90
Apr 17/90
Booklet
  • imperf at top [DP141, DP149]
  • imperf at top and cut right [DP141]
  • imperf bottom [DP141, DP149]
  • imperf bottom and cut right [DP141]
  • imperf top and right [DP149]
  • imperf bottom and right [DP149]
Dex
  ACP Mar 20/90 Booklet DP146
(London Life prestige booklet)
Dex
 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor
  FCP left inset; RB short at top [ Type 24: pic ] Jan 30/90 Booklet DP137
  • cut at left and bottom
Dex
  FCP 2 full bands
11mm gap between bars
Mar 20/90 Booklet DP147
(London Life prestige booklet)
Dex
  FCP 2 full bands
10mm gap between bars
Mar 20/90 Booklet DP147
(London Life prestige booklet)
Dex
 ACP (Lithography, Walsall), Perf 14
  ACP Jan 30/90
Jul 15/90
Booklet DP143, DP153
  • imperf top
  • imperf top and right
  • imperf bottom
  • imperf bottom and right
PVA
  ACP Jan 30/90 Booklet DP139
  • imperf at left
  • imperf at left and cut bottom
  • imperf right
  • imperf right and cut bottom
PVA
2-band (9mm violet), Photogravure, EME image
OFNP Walsall Jun 5/17 Miniature sheet DMS33
(Machin 50th anniversary)
PVA

20p (15k) 20p black (no cream in Victoria image)
Anniversary

1st seen: Apr 17/90
Lithography

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 ACP (Lithography, Questa), Perf 15x14
  ACP no imperf sides Apr 17/90 Booklet DP151
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA

20p anniversary 20p black and cream
Elliptical perf
EME image

1st seen: Aug 18/09
Lithography
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
2-band, Lithography
  OFNP Cartor Aug 18/09 Booklet (Treasures of the British Postal Museum & Archive prestige booklet)

PVA

2-band (9mm violet), Photogravure
OFNP Walsall Jun 5/17 Booklet DP517
(Machin 50th anniversary prestige booklet)
PVA


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