GB 1972 Machin High Values Dec 1972

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue Date : 6th December 1972
  • Designed by : Arnold Machin
  • Printed by : Bradbury Wilkinson and Co.
  • Print Process : Recess
  • Sheet Foramt: 100 (10 x 10)
  • Perforations : 12.0
  • Paper/Gum: Post Office Paper. Form September 1973 Bradbury's Paper. Both with PVA Gum.
  • Withdrawn: November 1978

Re-issue of the £1 high-value, large-size Machin, with re-drawn value. Since the earlier version was part of the pre-decimal set, this new issue is usually seen as a decimal equivalent (although both had the same denomination).

Comparison of value design with the 1969 issue

First Day Cover

FDC

Presentation Pack

  • Issued: 25th November 1971.
  • Pack contains 20p, 50p & £1 (original or redrawn value)
  • Withdrawn: September 1976.