Great Britain Machins, by Adminware

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1st (11k) 1st flame
Horizontal self-adhesive

(page updated: Jul 17/17)

1st seen: Oct 19/93
Lithography

Also exists:

Water-activated gum:
EME image

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

1st black
1st flame
1st gold

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

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 2-band (yellow) phosphor; Lithography
  OFCP Walsall Oct 19/93 Booklet s/a


Differences between Walsall (listed above) and Enschedé (below):
WalsallEnschedé
Inscription ('Ist')smallerlarger
Colourbrighter; 'redder'flat, dull; 'browner'
Queen's imageEME style
PhosphorYellowBlue
PrintingLithographyPhotogravure

 

1st (13k) 1st flame

1st seen: Mar 18/97
Self-adhesive coil

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 2-band (blue) phosphor
  OFCP Enschedé Mar 18/97 Coil, horiz s/a

1st (13k) 1st flame
EME Image

1st seen: Jun 5/17
Photogravure

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
2-band (9mm violet) phosphor
OFNP Walsall Jun 5/17 Miniature sheet DMS33
(Machin 50th anniversary)
PVA


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Booklet pane numbers used courtesy the Modern British Philatelic Circle
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