GB 1968 Machin Definitives Feb 1968

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  • Date of Issue: 5th February 1968
  • Designed by Jeffery Matthews after sculpted bust of Queen Elizabeth II by Arnold Machin, First Day Cover (FDC1) designed by G. L. Vasarhelyi
  • Printed by Harrison & Sons, High Wycombe
  • Print process: Photogravure
  • Sheet Format: 240 (20 by 12)
  • Stamp format: height 24mm x width 20mm
  • Paper/Gum: Chalk Surfaced with PVA
  • Perforations: 15 x 14
  • Withdrawn: 25th November 1971
  • Invalidated: 1st March 1972

Sterling Machin Definitives 5th February 1968

Bright Reddish-purple (Shades)
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