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Nakita Cutler17/06/2018 12:57:25
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Afternoon!

I was hoping someone could help me out with valuing a stamp I have as I cannot find the imperforated version anywhere!

I believe it’s Stanley gibbons catalogue number 49, I think it’s plate number 6 and it’s the inperferated version.

I’ve attached a photo (sorry just taken with my phone as no scanner at home)

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Nakita Cutler17/06/2018 13:16:13
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I’m also struggling to find the purple/lilac half penny in the background if anyone knows what that one is too please?

Paul Davey 117/06/2018 17:44:12
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Welcome Nakita

This stamp was often badly centred. I am not convinced you would get e certificate to confirm it is truly imperf. A scan of the stamp at 600dpi would help!

The lilac stamp is a cut-out from a postal stationery card. May have a little more value than the average cut-out as it is, assuming my eyes are working, 4 Oct 1870, a very early use.

Paul

Nakita Cutler17/06/2018 18:13:50
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Hi Paul,

Thank you for that. It was the bottom edge which made me think this one was an imperf. I have 2 others with the perferations and they seem to be a little higher than the cut line on that one.

Also thank you for the info on the lilac one! The date is 6th October 1870 and a Leicester postmark.

I have hundreds to go through and start to sell. It's been 15 years since I last looked at them so think it's time for them to go somewhere they will be appreciated!

Nakita

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