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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. 

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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  
9½p Vertical White Scratch on Bust Cyl 13

5p R9 S10 White scratch rear of bust cyl 7

ND - U147 SG: X936-xe  
9½p Vertical White Scratch on Bust Cyl 13

6p Dark Diaganol Scratch under nose cyl 11

Stamps have 4 types of flaws on them according to MBPC: 
V - Large Visible flaw seen by the naked eye.
B - Small but readily seen
C - Very small which are seen with a magnifying Glass up to 10x
D - Minor flaws and specks


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