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

1st seen: Aug 7/90
Photogravure
Lithography

Also exists:

Elliptical perf
EME image

Northern Ireland
Scotland
Wales


1st black
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

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 ACP
  ACP Harrison Aug 7/90 Booklet DP155
  • imperf top
  • imperf top and cut right
  • imperf bottom
  • imperf bottom and cut right
Dex
 ACP; Lithography
  ACP Walsall; perf 14 Aug 7/90 Booklet DP159/A, DP160/A
  • imperf top
  • imperf top and cut right
  • imperf bottom
  • imperf bottom and cut right
PVA, Dex
  ACP Walsall; perf 12 3/4 x 13 Nov 90 Booklet DP159B/C
  • imperf top
  • imperf top and cut right
  • imperf bottom
  • imperf bottom and cut right
PVA
  ACP Questa; perf 15x14 Aug 7/90 Booklet DP161/A
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right

 

PVA, Dex
 2-band (9.5mm) phosphor; Lithography
  FCP Questa Feb 25/92 Booklet DP181
(Wales prestige booklet)
PVA
 2-band (7.5mm) phosphor; Lithography
  FCP Questa; left band short top [ Type 14: pic ] Oct 27/92 Booklet DP186
(Tolkien prestige booklet)
PVA
 2-band (8mm yellow) phosphor; Lithography
  OFNP Questa Aug 10/93 Booklet DP198
(Beatrix Potter prestige booklet)
PVA

1st (15k) 1st flame
Elliptical perf

1st seen: Apr 6/93
Photogravure
Lithography

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 OFPP
  OFPP Apr 6/93 Booklet DP191, DP192
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
Dex
 2-band (8mm yellow) phosphor; Lithography
  OFNP Walsall; split band [ Type 27: pic ] Apr 6/93 Booklet DP195 PVA
  OFNP Walsall Jul 4/94 Booklet DP195A PVA
  OFNP Walsall; left band inset [ Type 15: pic ] Jul 4/94 Booklet DP195A PVA
  OFNP Walsall; right band inset [ Type 20: pic ] Jul 4/94 Booklet DP195A PVA
OFNP Questa Sep 6/93 Sheets PVA
OFNP Questa Jul 27/94 Booklet DP219
(Bank of England)
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
OFNP Questa (thin value) Aug 16/94 Mini Boots the Chemists pane of 1 PVA
OFNP Questa, 7.5mm bands Nov 1/93 Booklet DP208
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
OFNP Questa, 7.5mm bands (thin value) Oct 4/94 Booklet DP208A
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
OFNP Questa, 7.5mm bands,
pale phosphor (thin value)
Jun 26/95 Booklet DP208B
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
 2-band (9mm yellow) phosphor
  OFNP Harrison Apr 4/95 Booklet DP192A
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
Dex
 2-band (9mm blue) phosphor
  OFNP Harrison Jul 18/95 Booklet DP192B
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
Dex
  OFNP 9mm band Jul 8/96 Coil, vert Dex
  OFNP 8mm band Jul 8/96 Coil, vert Dex
 2-band (8mm blue) phosphor; Lithography
  OFNP Walsall Jul 18/95 Booklet DP200C PVA
  OFNP Walsall; Novaglo phosphor Dec 19/96 Booklet DP195C
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
  OFNP Questa Jul 18/95 Booklet DP208C
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
  OFNP Questa Nov 14/95 Sheets PVA

1st (15k) 1st flame
EME Image

1st seen: Apr 29/97
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 2-band (8mm blue) phosphor; Lithography
  OFNP Enschedé Apr 29/97 Mini-sheet PVA
 2-band (9mm blue) phosphor
  OFNP De La Rue Apr 29/97 Coil, vert PVA
  OFNP De La Rue Nov 18/97 Booklet DP192D
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
  OFNP De La Rue Feb 16/99 Booklet DP280 PVA
  OFNP De La Rue Jul 4/01 Coil, horiz   PVA
  OFNP Walsall; rotary (APS) perf Aug 26/97 Booklet DP252
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
  OFNP Walsall; comb (Bickel) perf Oct 97 Booklet DP252
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
  OFNP Walsall Nov 18/97 Sheets
  OFNP Questa; perf 14 Dec 1/98 Booklet DP276
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right
PVA
 2-band (8mm blue) phosphor
OFNP Questa (7.5mm bands) Feb 16/98 Sheets PVA
OFNP Questa Sep 7/98 Booklet DP208D
  • cut top
  • cut top and right
  • cut bottom
  • cut bottom and right

DP284

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

1st (15k) 1st flame
Northern Ireland

EME image

1st seen: Feb 15/00
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 2-band (blue) phosphor
  OFNP Walsall; perf 14 Feb 15/00 Booklet DP304
(Special by Design prestige booklet)
PVA
  OFNP Walsall; perf 15 Apr 25/00 Sheet PVA

1st (15k) 1st flame
Scotland

EME image

1st seen: Feb 15/00
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 2-band (blue) phosphor
  OFNP Walsall; perf 14 Feb 15/00 Booklet DP304
(Special by Design prestige booklet)
PVA

1st (15k) 1st flame
Wales

EME image

1st seen: Feb 15/00
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 2-band (blue) phosphor
  OFNP Walsall; perf 14 Feb 15/00 Booklet DP304
(Special by Design prestige booklet)
PVA


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