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2nd (11k) 2nd light blue
Vertical self-adhesive

(page updated: May 30/17)

1st seen: Apr 6/98
Photogravure

Also exists:

w/Security features

self-adhesive w/Security features

Self-adhesive:
2nd light blue (horizontal)

2nd light blue
2nd dark blue

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum
 Centre band (blue) phosphor (4.5mm)
  OFNP Enschedé Apr 6/98 Coil, vert
OFNP Enschedé May 9/02
Jul 4/02
'Sheet' of 100
OFNP Walsall Jun 22/98 'Sheet' of 100
OFNP Walsall Jan 29/01 Booklet
 Centre band (blue) phosphor (5mm)
OFNP Questa Jan 29/01 Booklet
OFNP Questa (4mm bars) Jul 4/02 Booklet

2nd blue 2nd bright blue
Self-Adhesive, Security features

1st seen: Feb 17/09
Photogravure

Security pattern lettering in background,
semi-circular slits (click for pics)

  Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum Security
slits
Security
code
Centre band phosphor
  OFNP De La Rue Feb 17/09 Sheets of 50 Type 1 none
  OFNP De La Rue Mar 31/09
Jan 15/09
Business sheet of 100
  • Type 1
  • Type 2a
  • B
      OFNP Walsall Mar 31/09 Book of 12 Type 2 T
      OFNP De La Rue Jul 16/09 Roll of 10,000 Type 2a R
    2010 code            
      OFNP Walsall Mar 31/10 Book of 12 Type 2 10 + T
      OFNP Walsall May 8/10 (George V accession centenary prestige booklet)  
  • Type 2a
  • Type 3
  • 10 + P
      OFNP De La Rue Mar 5/10 Sheets of 50 Type 2a 10 + B
      OFNP De La Rue Mar 10/10 Sheets of 50 Type 2a 10
      OFNP De La Rue   Roll of 10,000
    Scarce; only known used
    Type 2a 10 + R
    2011 code            
      OFNP De La Rue Jan /11 Sheets of 50 Type 2a 11
      OFNP De La Rue Jan /11 Sheets of 50 Type 2a 11 + B
      OFNP Walsall Mar 8/11 Book of 12 Type 2 11 + T
    2012 code            
      OFNP De La Rue   Sheets of 50     Type 2a 12
      OFNP Walsall Jan 19/12 Sheets of 50 Type 2 12 + B
      OFNP Walsall Mar /12 Book of 12 Type 2 12 + T
      OFNP Walsall   Roll of 10,000 Type 2 12 + R
    2013 code            
      OFNP De La Rue Oct /13 Sheets of 50     Type 2a 13
      OFNP Walsall Apr /13 Sheets of 50 Type 2 13 + B
      OFNP Walsall Mar /13 Book of 12 Type 2 13 + T
    2014 code            
      OFNP De La Rue   Sheets of 50     Type 2a 14
      OFNP Walsall   Sheets of 50 Type 2 14 + B
      OFNP Walsall   Book of 12 Type 2 14 + T
    2015 code            
      OFNP De La Rue   Sheets of 50     Type 2a 15
      OFNP Walsall   Sheets of 50 Type 2 15 + B
      OFNP Walsall   Book of 12 Type 2 15 + T
      OFNP Walsall   Book of 12 Type 2 15 + R
      OFNP Walsall   Sheets of 50 SBP* Type 2 15 + B
      OFNP Walsall   Book of 12 SBP* Type 2 15 + T
    2016 code            
      OFNP Walsall   Sheets of 50 SBP*   Type 2 16 + B
      OFNP Walsall   Book of 12 SBP* Type 2 16 + T
    2017 code
      OFNP De La Rue   Sheets of 50     Type 2a 17

    * 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 1
    Code: B
    Slits: Type 1
    Code: B
    Slits: Type 2a
     
    Code: T
    Slits: Type 2
    Code: R
    Slits: Type 2a
       
    Code: 10 + T
    Slits: Type 2
    Code: 10 + P
    Slits: Type 2a
    Code: 10 + P
    Slits: Type 3
    Code: 10
    Slits: Type 2a
    Code: 11
    Slits: Type 2a
    Code: 11 + B
    Slits: Type 2a
       
    Code: 12
    Slits: Type 2a
    Code: 12 + B
    Slits: Type 2
    Code: 12 + T
    Slits: Type 2
    Code: 12 + R
    Slits: Type 2

    2nd bright blue (15k) 2nd bright blue
    Security features

    1st seen: 2010
    Photogravure

    Security pattern lettering in background, NO semi-circular slits

      Paper Other identification Issue date Source Booklet singles Gum Security
    slits
    Security
    code
    Centre band phosphor
      OFNP De La Rue May 13/10 Roll of 10,000 PVA None 10 + R
      OFNP Cartor Dec 17/15 Booklet DP492
    (Star Wars prestige booklet)
    PVA None 16 + P

    Security features:

    Code: 10 + R
    Slits: none
     


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