GB 2000 Stamp Show 2000. Jeffery Matthews Colour Palette

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  • Issue date : 22nd May 2000
  • eight values in a sheetlet
  • Designed by : Jeffery Matthews
  • Printed by : The House of Questa, England
  • Print process : offset lithography, the £1 value including shiny iriodin ink
  • sheetlet format height 70mm x width 124mm
  • Perforations : 15 x 14, with one elliptical cut out in each vertical side
  • Paper: phosphorised paper (instead of phosphor bands)
  • Stanley Gibbons Catalogue number MS2146

Stamp Show 2000 (London 2000 International Stamp Exhibition). The Jeffery Matthews Colour Palette[edit]

Miniature Sheet[edit]

  • sheetlet, contains eight Machin definitives in colour scheme devised and designed by Jeffery Matthews, plus two labels
  • sold by Royal Mail at the Stamp Exhibition for GBP£2.64


4p ~ new blue
5p ~ dull red-brown
6p ~ yellow-olive
10p ~ dull orange
31p ~ deep mauve
34p ~ bright magenta
64p ~ turquoise-green
£1 ~ bluish violet


mint sheetlet

First Day Covers[edit]

First Day Cover (Post Office). Earls Court London SW5 postmark
First Day Cover (Post Office). Edinburgh Philatelic Bureau postmark