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GB Stamps, Errors & Flaws

Great Britain Stamps & Errors 

GB Definitives: Errors, Flaws & Varieties

Sheets of Stamps yielded Many Errors & Flaws. Spots, Retouches, Scratches, Colour Variations & Shifts, Phosphor Bands Shifts, missing phosphor, imperforates etc. Newly Discoverd (ND) errors were found too!

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Some of the Newly Discovered (ND) Flaws in Definitive stamp sheets are shown Below:

ND: U111 SG: X930-xe
3P White Spot under Necklace Cyl 46

R14 S10 White Spot under Necklace Cyl 46


ND - U139 SG: X867-xe
5p R9 S10 White scratch rear of bust cyl 7

5p R9 S10 White scratch rear of bust cyl 7


ND - U147 SG: X936-xe
6p Dark Diaganol Scratch under nose cyl 11

6p Dark Diaganol Scratch under nose cyl 11


Due to many Varieties and Flaws:  Deegam, Modern British Philatelic Circle (MBPC), Machine Collectors Club (MCC) and Stoneham (STN) also contributed. To summarise their contributions,:
1. Ribbed Gum (Connoisseur Catalogue)
2. Phosphor Bands varieties e.g. Short bands. Inset Bands (Deegam Catalogue)
3. Reference Numbers for Booklets and Panes (MBPC, MCC Catalogue, Deegam & Stoneham Catalogues )
4. Perforation Types for panes and margins (MBPC, MCC Catalogue, Deegam & Stoneham Catalogues)
5. Screened Values (Connoisseur Catalogue)

In addition to above,  Phosphor bands either shifted to the right or left.
Our online shop have all the images of the Errors,  Flaws and Varieties. 



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