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UK - Diamond Jubilee Machin 1st Class (On Booklet)
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
United Kingdom
Type
Stamp (Single)
Class
Commemorative
Front Inscription
1ST
Face Value
60 Pence
Issued Date
01/10/2012
Printer
Walsall Security Print
Printing Method
Photogravure
Gum
Self-Adhesive
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Extra Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
U3272
Gibbons Stamp Catalogue Commonwealth & British Empire Stamps (1840-1952)
UK - Diamond Jubilee Machin 1st Class (On Booklet)
Source Code DIAM*MSND (The source code MSND to the right of the Queen's head) - Walsall Booklets of 6 x 1st Definitives.

The booklet is printed by Walsall (cylinder number unknown) blue, phosphor, and iridescent in that order.

The edge strip reads:
 
The Diamond Jubilee 2012

The inscription on the label reads:
I shall always work to advance the happiness and prosperity of my peoples
Queen Ekizabeth II
8 February 1952

The classic Definitive portrait by Arnold Machin issued in a new colour specifically for the Diamond Jubilee Year. It features iridescent ink highlighting the words ‘Diamond Jubilee’. 


Thanks to J. Law :-)
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