Machin U93a 2½p Broad Band Error FCP PVA


Machin U93a 2½p Broad Band Error FCP PVA

1 in stock


Machin U93a 2½p Broad Band Error FCP PVA

Issued 24th May 1972 .

Printed in photogravure by Harrison & Sons.

From First Josiah Wedgewood Booklet DX1

The colour is Magenta with fluorescent coated paper and also with polyvinyl gum. This stamp is type III.

There is one 7mm phosphor at the left – no indication of phosphor at the right.

Scan attached showing band under Short Wave UV.

Perforations are poor, hence low price.

Gibbons Specialised Volume 4 Part 1 catalogue number U93a for the normal stamp.

Concise catalogue stamp number X852 for normal stamp – this variety not catalogued in the Concise Catalogue

You are just buying ONE magenta 2½p stamp.


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Recorded Delivery or Registered Post is also available if required. Loss or damage compensation can be claimed, therefore, if this option is taken.

We mention Stanley Gibbons catalogue numbers where it is possible. These numbers are either from the “Concise Stamp Catalogue” or from the “Specialised Stamp Catalogue Volume 4 Part 1”. We will try to mention any other numbering that we may use if not covered by the above. Sometimes particular stamps, booklets, or cylinder blocks are not recognized anywhere. Hence, in this case, we would use our own expertise to describe and value that  item.

In conclusion, all of our stamps are unmounted mint and in an excellent condition. We will mention any variation to this statement.

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Machin U93a 2½p Broad Band Error FCP PVA