Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Diamond Jubilee Update

As promised "we stated that will keep you updated on these issues."

To date we now have several different (single) Diamond Jubilee Machins to collect, others are the pipeline.

Note : there is no year code on any of the counter sheet issues.
1/ No Source Code (DIAMOND) - taken from Counter Sheets, Printed by DLR in Gravure, Self Adhesive gum.
1a As above with short bands top (Deegam S16)
2/ Source Code DIAM-B-ND - taken from Business Sheets of 100 and printed by DLR in Gravure, Self Adhesive gum.
3/ Source Code DIAM-T-ND - taken from Booklets of 12 and printed by Walsall in Gravure, Self Adhesive gum.
3a/ As above with short bars top (Deegam S16)
3b/ As above with short bars bottom (Deegam S17)
4/ Source Code DIAM-M-ND - taken from the Mini Sheet, printed by Walsall in Gravure, PVA Gummed.
5/ We have a reports that the business sheet stamps have been re-printed in gravure by Walsall. Source Code DIAM-B-ND
5a/ Reported by Douglas Myall these are known with short bars top (S16)
6/ We now know for certain there will be a mixed special issue booklet of six x 1st class. This is due to be issued shortly. Source Code DIAM-C-ND.
7/ Business sheet (Walsall ) 50 x 1st-class Large, (Type 1 slits).The code has been confirmed on stamps from this source as Code JUBIL-B-E.
8/ The Retail book (Walsall) 4 x 1st-class Large is expected to have the Source Code JUBILFE.
9/ Now confirmed: Codes for forthcoming large definitves DIAMOND are already on sale but reportedly were due to be released on 27th March. These consist of Counter sheet 1st class S/A gum printers are De La Rue. This will be another collectable new issue, as these are to be in counter sheets no Source Code.
10/ We now know for certain there will be a Prestige booklet, (Cartor) conjecture at this time but look for a source code DIAM-P-ND on a pane of 4 x Jubilee 1st class Machins and 4 x Jubilee Wildings.
11/ Due for release in October a Wallsall printing of a booklet x 6. Source code DIAM-S-ND

Total 15

Please keep sending in your reports of short / inset bars.

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