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Paula Counsell27/05/2019 12:24:43
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Hi everyone,

I bought a box of collectible items and this stamp was in it. I had a thorough search online but I can’t seem to find any information about this exact one, there are some very similar but nothing I can see that is identical. Is anyone able to help with what this stamp is and if it is worth anything?

Thanks for your help,

Paula

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Carmen27/05/2019 12:43:31
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Hi Paula! Welcome to the fora... nice to see another one of us gals join! laugh

What you have there is a quite common stamp, Scott catalogue #235, 1/2 pence, deep green King George VI stamp, which was issued between 1937-39, following his coronation. It is still quite common and doesn't have any real value - in fact I was just sorting some British stamps yesterday myself, and have a whole little pile of 5 or 6 of 'em going as we speak. That having been said, that one there seems to be used, and in very good condition.

There ya go... hope this helps. Are you a collector yourself? If not, I hope this will be a door to you to starting. It's a fascinating hobby! And this is a great community to belong to. Small but mighty! smile d

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