GB 1968 Machin Definitives Jul 1968

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  • Issue Date : 1st July 1968
  • Designed by : Arnold Machin
  • Printed by : Harrison & Sons Ltd
  • Print Process : Photogravure
  • Sheet Format: 240 (20 by 12)
  • Stamp Size: 20mm x 24mm
  • Perforations : 15 x 14
  • Phosphor: 2 Phosphor Bands
  • Paper/Gum: Chalk Surfaced Arabic Gum
  • Withdrawn: 25th November 1971
  • Invalidated: 1st March 1972
Notes

The 5d was introduced in anticipation of the domestic letter rate rise, which came in on September 16. (The standard postcard rate also rose to 4d, but was already served by the 4d of June 1967.)

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