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Diamond 1st Royal Mail red
Self-Adhesive, Security features
 
(page updated: Dec 11/16)

1st seen: Jan 3/13
Photogravure

Security pattern lettering in background,
semi-circular slits

Also exists:

1st black
1st flame
1st gold
1st diamond blue

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum Security
slits
Security
code
 2-band phosphor
2012 code            
  OFNP De la Rue Jan 3/13       Type 1 12
  OFNP Walsall Jan 3/13 Booklet of 12     Type 2 12 + T
  OFNP Walsall Jan 3/13 Business sheet     Type 2 12 + B
  OFNP Walsall Jan 3/13 Mixed booklet     Type 2a 12 + C
  OFNP Walsall Jan 3/13 Booklet of 6     Type 2 12 + S
  OFNP Enschede Jan 3/13 Roll of 10,000     Type 2 12 + R
2013 code            
OFNP De la Rue Sep /13       Type 2a 13
  OFNP Walsall Mar /13 Booklet of 12     Type 2 13 + T
  OFNP Walsall Oct /13 Business sheet     Type 2 13 + B
  OFNP Walsall May /13 Mixed booklet     Type 2a 13 + C
  OFNP Walsall   Booklet of 6     Type 2 13 + S
  OFNP Walsall Jun 11/14 Roll of 10,000     Type 2 13 + R
2014 code            
OFNP De la Rue         Type 2a 14
  OFNP Walsall   Booklet of 12     Type 2 14 + T
OFNP Walsall   Business sheet     Type 2 14 + B
  OFNP Walsall Apr 15/14 Mixed booklet     Type 2a 14 + C
OFNP Walsall   Booklet of 6     Type 2 14 + S
2015 code            
OFNP De la Rue         Type 2a 15
  OFNP Walsall   Booklet of 12     Type 2 15 + T
OFNP Walsall   Business sheet     Type 2 15 + B
  OFNP Walsall Jan 6/15 Mixed booklet     Type 2a 15 + C
OFNP Walsall   Booklet of 6     Type 2 15 + S
  OFNP Walsall   Booklet of 12 SBP*   Type 2 15 + T
OFNP Walsall   Business sheet SBP*   Type 2 15 + B
2016 code            
OFNP De la Rue         Type 2a 16
  OFNP Walsall   Booklet of 12 SBP*   Type 2 16 + T
OFNP Walsall   Business sheet SBP*   Type 2 16 + B
OFNP Walsall   Booklet of 6 SBP*   Type 2 15 + S
2016 code   Darker red (w/10% black added)    
  OFNP Walsall   Booklet of 12 SBP* Type 2 16 + T
  OFNP Walsall   Booklet of 6 SBP* Type 2 16 + S
  OFNP Walsall Oct 26/16 Mixed booklet SBP*   Type 2a 16 + C
OFNP Walsall   Business sheet SBP*   Type 2 16 + B


* SBP = Security Backing Paper

1p dark maroon 1st Royal Mail red
Water activated gum, Security code

1st seen: May 9/13
Lithography

Security pattern lettering in background

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum Security
slits
Security
code
 2-band phosphor
  OFNP Cartor May 9/13 Booklet DP456
(Football Heroes prestige booklet)
PVA None 13 + P
  OFNP Cartor Dec 17/15 Booklet DP492
(Star Wars prestige booklet)
PVA None 15 + P
  OFNP Cartor Apr 21/16 Booklet DP500 (HM The Queen's 90th Birthday prestige booklet) PVA None 16 + P

Security features:

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

 

Code: 12
Slits: Type 1
Code: 12 + T
Slits: Type 2
Code: 12 + B
Slits: Type 2
Code: 12 + C
Slits: Type 2a
Code: 12 + S
Slits: Type 2
 
Code: 13 + P
Slits: None
   


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