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1st PIP Large (diamond blue) 1st (Large) Royal Mail red
EME image

(page updated: May 30/17)

1st seen: Jan 3/13
Photogravure

Security pattern lettering in background,
semi-circular slits

Also exists:

gold
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 Sheets of 50 Type 2 12
  OFNP Walsall Jan 3/13 Business sheet of 50 Type 1 12 + B
  OFNP Walsall Jan 3/13 Book of 4 Type 2 12 + F
2013 code            
  OFNP De La Rue Apr /13 Sheets of 50 Type 2a 13
  OFNP Walsall   Business sheet of 50
  • Type 1
  • Type 2
  • 13 + B
      OFNP Walsall   Book of 4   13 + F
    2014 code            
      OFNP De La Rue   Sheets of 50 Type 2a 14
      OFNP Walsall Jan 6/14 Business sheet of 50 Type 2 14 + B
      OFNP Walsall   Book of 4 Type 2 14 + F
    2015 code            
      OFNP De La Rue   Sheets of 50 Type 2a 15
      OFNP Walsall   Business sheet of 50 Type 2 15 + B
      OFNP Walsall   Book of 4 Type 2 15 + F
      OFNP Walsall   Book of 4 SBP* Type 2 15 + F
      OFNP Walsall   Business sheet of 50 SBP* Type 2 15 + B
    2016 code            
      OFNP De La Rue   Sheets of 50 Type 2a 16
      OFNP Walsall   Business sheet of 50 SBP* Type 2 16 + B
      OFNP Walsall   Book of 4 SBP* Type 2 16 + F
    2016 code   Darker red (w/9% black added)    
      OFNP Walsall   Business sheet of 50 SBP* Type 2 16 + B
      OFNP Walsall   Book of 4 SBP* Type 2 16 + F
    2017 code   Darker red (w/9% black added)    
      OFNP De La Rue   Sheets of 50 SBP* Type 2a 17
      OFNP Walsall   Business sheet of 50 SBP* Type 2 17 + B

    * SBP = Security Backing Paper

    Security slits:

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

    Security features:

    Code: none
    Slits: Type 2
    Code: B
    Slits: Type 1
    Code: F
    Slits: Type 2


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    Booklet pane numbers used courtesy the Modern British Philatelic Circle
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