Great Britain Machins, by Adminware

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1st (15k) 1st black
(page updated: Jul 16/17)

1st seen: Aug 22/89
Lithography
Photogravure

Also exists:

EME image

1st flame
1st gold
1st diamond blue
1st royal mail red

Self-adhesive:
1st flame (horizontal)
1st flame (vertical)

Large size:
1st embossed
1st engraved
1st typographed

See also:

1st Anniversary issue

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles

Gum

 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor; Lithography, Walsall, perf 14
  FCP Walsall Aug 22/89 Booklet DP129
  • imperf top
  • imperf top and right
  • imperf bottom
  • imperf bottom and right
PVA
 ACP; Photogravure, Harrison, perf 15x14
  ACP Harrison Aug 22/89 Booklet
  • imperf top [DP127, DP136]
  • imperf top and cut right [DP127]
  • imperf bottom [DP127, DP136]
  • imperf bottom and cut right [DP127]
  • imperf top and right [DP136]
  • imperf bottom and right [DP136]
Dex
 ACP; Lithography, perf 15x14
  ACP Questa Sep 19/89 Booklet DP131
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor; Photogravure, Harrison, perf 15x14
  FCP 11mm gap between bars Mar 20/90 Booklet DP147
(London Life prestige booklet)
Dex
  FCP 10mm gap between bars Mar 20/90 Booklet DP147A
(London Life prestige booklet)
Dex

1st black 1st black
EME Image

1st seen: Jun 5/17
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
2-band (violet) phosphor
OFNP Walsall Jun 5/17 Booklet DP517
(Machin 50th anniversary prestige booklet)
PVA


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