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SG W71b (Sg 675) Stuka retouch

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Prompted by Skilo's plea for help on another thread I thought to add this block.

Top row left has a mark in the border to the right value tablet. Bottom row left has a mark in the left value tablet.

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SG S141a White flaw in Queen´s hair

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"fingerprint" variety, illustrated on P78 of
"The Stamps of Victoria" (Kellow)
The fingerprint is the blotched area above "TWO", someone put
their grubby finger on the unit or plate.

From an ebay mixture lot earlier in the year, noticed it in the scan after I had won it :)

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"fingerprint" variety, illustrated on P78 of
"The Stamps of Victoria" (Kellow)
The fingerprint is the blotched area above "TWO", someone put
their grubby finger on the unit or plate.

From an ebay mixture lot earlier in the year, noticed it in the scan after I had won it :)

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Got this one recently:

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Pos. 7/19 plate B (pos. 8 with the most remarkable flaw I guess)

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Scott# 87xiv, 1¢ Deep Green, P-12x11
Newfoundland - John Guy Issue - Lithographed - Aug.15 1910
"ONE'CENT" Variety - Position 52
Hi!

I just found the same flaw! Is it priced somehow?

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And I found three more striking flaws on the same issue, but I don`t know if they are constant!

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Any information welcome!

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josto wrote: Hi!

I just found the same flaw! Is it priced somehow?

Any information welcome!

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Hey Josto! I can definitely help you on this one, here is the 2009 Unitrade listing for this stamp. It seems like you have found some other errors not listed here. Your second stamp is really interesting and also has what looks to be the starting of the damaged "E" in James (ix), but I do not have any specialized material for this issue, so hesitate to comment any further.

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I hope this helps!

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Well, since I'm here........... and I've decided to post past #1234 :wink:

I would like to present this Portugese stamp, with a significant vertical shift. Is this enough of a shift to be considered an error? Any feedback would be appreciated!

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Missing top serif in "3"

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asmodeus wrote:
josto wrote:Hi!

Now that Asmodeus shows so many nice varieties, I had a look over the late victoria and the edward issues. Here is what I found. Is there anything known constant within and a value for it?
I`ve marked the error on the scan with a circle.

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The last stamp - 2 Pence- is a good plate flaw- it is SG Specialised catalogue: M13f- Frame damaged at bottom left state 2. Nice stamp!
Hi!

Could you tell me how it is priced?

Thanks

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josto wrote:
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josto wrote:Hi!

Now that Asmodeus shows so many nice varieties, I had a look over the late victoria and the edward issues. Here is what I found. Is there anything known constant within and a value for it?
I`ve marked the error on the scan with a circle.

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The last stamp - 2 Pence- is a good plate flaw- it is SG Specialised catalogue: M13f- Frame damaged at bottom left state 2. Nice stamp!
Hi!

Could you tell me how it is priced?

Thanks
No prices for used- mtd mint 200£. I would estimate a cat. price for used about 80- 100£. The most used flaws are about the half of mtd mint prices. You want to sell?
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Would you be interested in the stamp? just send me a notice!

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Joined TH in South on left and Upside Down 5 in OS Perfin. All Genuine. :)

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"Man with Tail" variety. Top Stamp Two thirds down under 'L' of Australia in white area.

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A couple of errors on the stones of the Bundi Daggers, with the normals for comparison, for the odd reader who may not be familiar with these stamps:

SG 2 and 2a (Value at top, name below, the dagger)

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and SG 3 and 3a (last two letters of value below the rest)

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The Date shows 0/12/90 and the Clocks time appears Inverted. 3.00 o'clock according to Clock Hands. :?: :? P.S. German Clocks are Normally very accurate. :wink:

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The Date shows 0/12/90 and the Clocks time appears Inverted. 3.00 o'clock according to Clock Hands. :?: :? P.S. German Clocks are Normally very accurate. :wink:

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How's it miscut? The margin/gutter?

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Nice unhinged strip of 3 New Zealand Dominion 1909's which I think are
SG 408 and 408a

Top stamp is 'no watermark', middle stamp is 'Letter' watermark and bottom stamp is 'sideways W43' watermark.
I can see something on top stamp which looks like watermark on the scan but does not appear under light as the other 2 stamp watermarks do.

Nice to have all 3 variations together.

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That is a real nice strip kiwidaytrader, excellent condition as well!

Here are a couple colour shifts I found when looking through some stamps:


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AndrewWalker wrote:How's it miscut? The margin/gutter?

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Is this a flaw or a variation?

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Hi. These three images are all Northern Rhodesia SG 61. They came from the same source. When you look closely at them they look different, for example the Queen's eyes and lips, the elephant's eye and the giraffe's markings.

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Are they flaws or variations or nothing at all? I know they are not valuable or spectacular but I'm interested in what constitutes a flaw or variation.

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SimonW wrote:Hi. These three images are all Northern Rhodesia SG 61. They came from the same source. When you look closely at them they look different, for example the Queen's eyes and lips, the elephant's eye and the giraffe's markings.

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Are they flaws or variations or nothing at all? I know they are not valuable or spectacular but I'm interested in what constitutes a flaw or variation.

Thanks, Simon.
Simon,

"Show us your Plate varieties Flaws or Errors" is the current Thread, found using SEARCH function, that WILL ASSIST on Topic. A flaw or variety can occurs to a few stamps per sheet due to Damage, Metal, Paper or Foreign body being stuck, jammed etc to the Die. IMO.

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Thank you reddies, post moved to the correct forum :wink:

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Here's one from the GB 1929 PUC issue.

It's Ncom7e "Blob on 1 of 1929" Plate 6 R19/1

Interestingly it also has watermark inverted.

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GB KGV 1d. Royal Cypher - Control C12 -
Philatelic Plate 6a (Thanks Mike J :) ) - White line/crack on 'N' of "ONE"


Hi folks, :D

Does anyone out there have a similar flaw on a GB KGV 1d.? I am trying to confirm that this flaw is indeed a plate flaw and not a one time irregularity.

I appreciate your help and Thank-you for your time!

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Here is one that I just picked from an estate I'm working on:

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SC#C95 Brazil airmail with the top part of the background design missing - along with a regular issue.

Close inspection shows no sign of adhesion or other "adjustment".

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Scott 133/Unitrade 133ii KGV 2ct Yellow-Green coil perf 12 horizontally with transfer roll flaw in "N" of CENTS
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Lombardy-Venetia: I issue (1850), 5 centesimi
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andrea61 wrote:Lombardy-Venetia: I issue (1850), 5 centesimi
Broken frame flaw (just above the crown)

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Would be something for my collection :D
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French Arms Issue of 1958/1959 (Lille)

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The 005 is partly missing on the bottom left stamp.
A close-up:

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My Scott catalogue doesn't have any plate flaws listed, and my local library has a horrible selection of reference issues. I would be grateful if anyone can give me info on if this is listed anywhere, and if so, what the value would be in a block of 4. (An email would be fine, if the conversation shouldn't happen in this thread. :? )

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In my latest box for sorting I found this regional from Northern Ireland with the top of the cross missing from the crown.

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Australia 1949 5/- Arms, printed on thin paper. Normal example at right.

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Here are a few Germany French Zone Flaws:

Rheinland-Pfalz Flaw in 4 of 45 mi 10 I

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Rheinland-Pfalz Flaw Dot between L & Z mi 15 VI

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Baden Flaw Black Spot in Veil mi 2V

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Wurttemberg Flaw No Dot After Pf mi 2 III

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The position of the queens head is lower in the bottom stamp.

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this is the lower stamp rescanned without the plastic covering it.
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The first stamp is has an overprint or cancel {Im not sure which as im a newby} that is doubled and the last seems to have a row of dots missing from bottom of the stamp in the triangle.
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There is one of the Maori tattoo stamps that is a totally different colour.

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On the first stamp, there is a small loop to the bottom right hand side of the crown. On the second there is a small dot on the top right between the R and the G.

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another one that has the head lower on one of the stamps than the other..

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The writing on the right side of the stamp appears to be smudged on the letter W.

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lower stamp has less orange to the centre going along the black line from left to right.

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Shift to the right of green

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