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3d (15k) 3d spectrum violet
(page updated: Nov 24/10)

1st seen: Aug 8/67
Photogravure

Head A/B detail

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles [pane summary] Gum
 Centre band phosphor
  OCP Head A Aug 8/67 Sheets Arabic, PVA
  OCP Head A Oct 2/67 Coil, horiz Arabic
  OCP Head A Aug 18/67 Coil, vert Arabic
  OCP Head B Aug 27/69 Coil, horiz (multi-value) Arabic
  OCP Head B Mar 25/68 Booklet
  • cut top (PDP3)
  • cut top & right (PDP3)
  • cut right & bottom (PDP3)
  • cut bottom (PDP3)
  • PVA
     2-band phosphor
      OCP Head A Sep 26/68 Coil, vert PVA
      OCP Head A Aug 20/69 Sheets PVA
      OCP Head B Apr 6/68 Booklet
  • cut right (PDP4)
  • cut right & bottom (PDP4)
  • cut left (PDP4A)
  • cut left & bottom (PDP4A)
  • PVA
      OCP Head B Mar 69 Coil, vert PVA

    Head A/B Detail
    Head A has a flat base; Head B is rounded.

    Head A/B detail

    Multi-value coil


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