What is an Error in stamps?
It is a mistake during printing and cutting of postage stamps sheets.
These errors range from minor to major.
These errors and flaws on stamps can be: imperforations, spots, blotches, scratches, repairs, retouches, patches, blemishes, badly cut sheets & booklet panes, broken numbers and letters. Not to forget, missing colours, colour shifts, overprints on stamps, booklet covers etc.
Error, Flaws & Varieties in Stamps can also be:
Bad Phosphor Printing: Missing phosphor, left or right phosphor shifts, full phosphor in centre, short phosphors and phosphor inset. Phosphor numbers missing or printed in the wrong place.
Modern GB errors, flaws and varieties are shown in details in our Online Shop.
GB Stamps Errors is the only Website that informs the collectors about exquisite details of the imperfections in modern Queen Elizabeth Decimal stamps.
These are Newly Discovered including Flaws, Errors and Varieties in Stamps of Great Britain.
First Class 85p.
Second Class 66p.
On 15th February 1971 in UK, a range of denominations of Great Britain decimal stamps were printed and issued in Sheets, Coils and panes. The panes were cut and inserted in booklets.
Stanley Gibbons (SG) started cataloguing errors and flaws in 1971.
Later SG printed a Specialised Stamp Catalogue for Great Britain, Queen Elizabeth ll Decimal Definitive Issues.
Earlier Stamps with error and flaws below.
Errors such Dots, Spots and Blemishes became important.
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These Newly Discovered (ND) Errors & Flaws were in:
GB Vending Machines Folded, Counter, Prestige Booklets
Definitives (Machins) & Commemorative sheets,
Non Value Indicator (NVI) booklets and Used stamps.
This collection of errors are from QE2 Decimal stamps between 1973 to 1993 . After scrutinising thousands of stamps from the collection, these Errors & Flaws were found and documented.
Colour Shifts in stamps can make lipstick to be on nose, cheek or chin, Right or Left of lip, Split twigs, create shadows and much more humorous results.
Many Errors & Flaws are newly discovered from these modern stamps and have not been seen until now.
These errors are vintage and many are rare!
Stamps and Booklets References are from:
Modern British Philatelic Circle (MBPC)
Machine Collectors Club (MCC)
Stanley Gibbons (SG)