2017 GB - MS3965 - Machin 50th Anniv Celebration (barcoded) MNH

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SGMS3965 Barcoded Miniature Sheet - Golden Anniversary Celebration - celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Machin Definitive - 1967-2017 - in Mint Never Hinged condition as received from Royal Mail.

The Golden Anniversary Celebration Miniature Sheet (DMS33) features seven stamps:

  • 5p – A range of low-value stamps, including 5p, was issued on ‘Decimalisation Day’, 15 February 1971.
  • 20p – The double-head 20p stamp was issued as part of a range of values on 10 January 1990 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Penny Black.
  • 1st Class – On 19 October 1993, the first self-adhesive stamp issued by Royal Mail appeared in books of 20. The format was landscape.
  • 1st Class – On 6 January 2000, a new setting of the Machin portrait on a white background was issued to mark the millennium.
  • 1st Class – A change to the way postal charges were calculated, known as ‘Pricing in Proportion’, led to the release of new 1st and 2nd Class definitives on 1 August 2006.
  • 1st Class – On 3 January 2013, the colour of the 1st Class Machin definitive was changed from gold to red with an iridescent overprint.
  • £1 – This £1 stamp, issued on 5 June 2017, is based on the high-value range of 1969 and is printed using gold foil.

Printed in Gravure by Walsall with the exception of the £1 Gold Foil which is printed in Lithography by International Security Printers (Cartor).

Issued 05.06.2017

There is a slight difference between this item (DY21) and the £1 Gold Foil stamp contained on the Celebration Miniature Sheet as described below in the Deegam Handbook.

Different Gold £1
The difference as per the Deegam Handbook, the item for sale is on the right.

CODES AND INFORMATIONAL EXCERPTS USED IN THIS SALE BY KIND PERMISSION FROM THE FOLLOWING:
D.G.A. MYALL © THE COMPLETE DEEGAM MACHIN HANDBOOK (WWW.DEEGAM.COM)


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