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Show us your stamp varieties, plate flaws or errors etc.

Posted: 04 Oct 2010 20:43
by asmodeus
Dear stampboarders,

show us your varieties, plate flaws/errors of your collection.

I will start with the GB ½d green KGV stamp "New Moon" flaw SG N14f...

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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 00:31
by asmodeus
Broken Dandy Roll Varity: Missing crown
Watermark: Royal Cypher
SG: 351/56 N14
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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 00:34
by asmodeus
GB Downey Head issue
No cross on Crown
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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 00:37
by asmodeus
A small flaw: Broken Crown. Not listed in the SG catalogue.
Check your stamps- perhaps you will find the similar flaw and let me know!
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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 00:43
by asmodeus
Austria Lombardy & Venetia No. 4 without dot after Centes.
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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 01:00
by skilo54
Nice Downey Blocks asmodeus !!! :mrgreen:

I'll shoot up to the mothership and dump out my 2d's to have a look for a similar flaw. I could be awhile, so that should give you enough time to think about what you want in return for those Downey Blocks ! :wink: :lol: :lol:

Have a Good one,

Skilo54

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 01:14
by marcroxx
Scott# 65 Washington w/ Mis-Perf I don't understand :?:
Well, I think it's an error on perf?

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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 01:28
by asmodeus
marcroxx wrote:Scott# 65 Washington w/ Mis-Perf I don't understand :?:
Well, I think it's an error on perf?

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I think it is a crude fake! Compare the perforation on the right side- it is a little bit uneven. The perfs through the stamp are in one line.

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 01:32
by asmodeus
skilo54 wrote:Nice Downey Blocks asmodeus !!! :mrgreen:

I'll shoot up to the mothership and dump out my 2d's to have a look for a similar flaw. I could be awhile, so that should give you enough time to think about what you want in return for those Downey Blocks ! :wink: :lol: :lol:

Have a Good one,

Skilo54
:D Sorry mate, but the blocks will stay in my collection :D

SG N8i White scratch to left of lion´s face
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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 02:50
by Flying Tiger
Scott 540a: Vertical pair, imperforate horizontally


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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 02:57
by admin
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From my Rarity Page -

Victoria 1864 1d Laureate, Wmk '1' - P13, variety 'PRINTED DOUBLE': SG #108ca, on De La rue paper, with clear 2006 RPSV certificate stating: 'That it is genuine' and noting no faults or defects. Without doubt the very finest looking of the 3 known copies. Kellow's photo page 147 of Handbook, of one with a corner missing, shows the same long green vertical line in front of the Queens face - not a green crayon line, as it first appears, but a strange "proof" of the double print occurring.

Kellow states on page 148 this appears to be a case of a sheet actually passing twice though the press, (i.e. a true "Double Print") rather than the far more common "Kiss Prints". Current SG Cat £1,500, and even so, with only now 3 copies recorded in 150 years - is one of the vastly under-rated Victoria major printing rarities, that truly should have a zero added to today's price.


Glen

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 04:30
by asmodeus
admin wrote:
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From my Rarity Page -

Victoria 1864 1d Laureate, Wmk '1' - P13, variety 'PRINTED DOUBLE': SG #108ca, on De La rue paper, with clear 2006 RPSV certificate stating: 'That it is genuine' and noting no faults or defects. Without doubt the very finest looking of the 3 known copies. Kellow's photo page 147 of Handbook, of one with a corner missing, shows the same long green vertical line in front of the Queens face - not a green crayon line, as it first appears, but a strange "proof" of the double print occurring.

Kellow states on page 148 this appears to be a case of a sheet actually passing twice though the press, (i.e. a true "Double Print") rather than the far more common "Kiss Prints". Current SG Cat £1,500, and even so, with only now 3 copies recorded in 150 years - is one of the vastly under-rated Victoria major printing rarities, that truly should have a zero added to today's price.


Glen
A wonderful stamp!

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 04:30
by asmodeus
Flying Tiger wrote:Scott 540a: Vertical pair, imperforate horizontally


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A very nice pair!

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 05:44
by asmodeus
SG K41b Broken frame left side.

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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 05:45
by asmodeus
"PENCF" instead of PENCE.
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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 05 Oct 2010 18:22
by asmodeus
Deformed tablet SG M12b
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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 06 Oct 2010 01:51
by garymak
Is there a separate Gibbons cat number for the 3 half d with Pence error as one pictured below? Gibbons makes a lot of different varieties for all watermark errors but can't see many different cat numbers for plate errors.

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 06 Oct 2010 02:21
by asmodeus
asmodeus wrote:"PENCF" instead of PENCE.
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garymak wrote:Is there a separate Gibbons cat number for the 3 half d with Pence error as one pictured below? Gibbons makes a lot of different varieties for all watermark errors but can't see many different cat numbers for plate errors.
This is SG N18 e/f- for me it is the f, because I´m not able to say which plate this flaw came from. "e" is from Plate 12 (thin rule) and "f" from Plate 29 (thick rule). To plate this flaw you need the right margin. The plates are philatelic ones not the official ones- these were 15/585 or 15/586.

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 06 Oct 2010 21:46
by asmodeus
Missing barb on rose SG Q28b

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Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 06 Oct 2010 22:48
by reddies
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Two white spots on Bird head and Leaf behind Bird. .Tail has extra white near wing

I apologize for not writing the Issue Date by Aust' Post, as some guest has borrowed the Cat' without my knowledge. As this is required could some Member PLEASE assist with issue date. :oops:

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 06 Oct 2010 23:18
by tonymacg
Here is an old favourite of mine from Charkhari, SG 15c:

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It was sitting in my collection, ignored because the stamps are fairly minimal cat., for years. Then I finally noticed that Row 2/1 has the listed 'CHARKHAPI' flaw. I won't be able to retire on it, of course, but it makes a nice conversation piece ... when visitors have outstayed their welcome :D

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 07 Oct 2010 13:30
by asmodeus
Defective letter "K" SG J52d (stamp CK)

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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 08 Oct 2010 05:26
by asmodeus
"b" for "d" in value SG Q14f

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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 08 Oct 2010 16:11
by reddies
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Left New Zealand 1d (Pink :?: ) Perf' 10 with Flaw on E in 'NEW' of NEW ZEALAND. Is this Listed :?:

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 08 Oct 2010 16:42
by Gerooide
Deutsches Reich Mi.794.
German perf error.

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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 08 Oct 2010 17:19
by reddies
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Australian State 1d stamp with lighter area around "PENNY" Issued 1887-1897.

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 08 Oct 2010 17:21
by tonymacg
I posted this one the other day elsewhere, but it fits here too.

Not a howling rarity - it occurs once on every sheet of eight stamps - but a good one, and not listed by Gibbons, even after 131 years ...

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This is the 8 Annas New Rectangular type of Jammu & Kashmir (SG 130 in this case). Stamp 7 was always missing the Dogri (Kashmiri) letter 'LA', at about 7:00 o'clock in the inscription in the ring around the centre.

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 08 Oct 2010 19:48
by asmodeus
Wow, keep on running.... very interesting stamps...

Ear lobe flaw SG QCom 14b

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Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 08 Oct 2010 20:02
by bazza4338
Please keep this going.

I am very interested in flaws, varieties, etc..

If it means that one stamp in my collection has risen from 1 cent to maybe even 5 cents, I have done well!

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 08 Oct 2010 20:07
by asmodeus
Not listed in SG- retouch at the neck

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Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 08 Oct 2010 21:21
by reddies
Asmodeus,

How are you getting both images on the posting. :?: Do you Preview the first, save, and do paste for the second image. Please. :?

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 09 Oct 2010 14:32
by uncadonego
reddies, are you asking about multiple image posting?

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 09 Oct 2010 16:56
by asmodeus
I only insert several scans of my Photobucket account. I don´t use preview or so...

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 11 Oct 2010 06:14
by asmodeus
White spot on dolphin SG N35n Plate 34b

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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 11 Oct 2010 22:28
by gavin-h
Gerooide wrote:Deutsches Reich Mi.794.
German perf error.

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- How does Hitler smell with no nose?
- Bl**dy awful :lol: :lol: :lol:

Spectacular - Third Reich issues RARELY appear with this kind of error :idea:

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 11 Oct 2010 22:36
by gavin-h
gavin-h wrote:Spectacular - Third Reich issues RARELY appear with this kind of error :idea:
...but much less rare in Russian Zone issues:

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Misperf on one of the Berlin-Brandenberg "Bears", resulting in the inscription appearing at the bottom of the stamp.

I should really call this a "Misroul" as it is misplaced rouletting, not perforations at all...

Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 11 Oct 2010 22:57
by ozstamps
tonymacg wrote:I posted this one the other day elsewhere, but it fits here too.

Not a howling rarity - it occurs once on every sheet of eight stamps - but a good one, and not listed by Gibbons, even after 131 years ...

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This is the 8 Annas New Rectangular type of Jammu & Kashmir (SG 130 in this case). Stamp 7 was always missing the Dogri (Kashmiri) letter 'LA', at about 7:00 o'clock in the inscription in the ring around the centre.
So the buyer cut these apart with scissors etc?

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 11 Oct 2010 23:29
by tonymacg
Yep. They tried harrow perforators at Srinagar, briefly, in 1878, and dragged one of them out occasionally later on for the odd sheet, but it was never a success.

They never built a machine for the 4 and 8 Anna values. By the time they appeared, in 1879, the experiment was already dead.

Only 1878 ½ Anna stamps (the basic letter rate) (SG 102) are at all common perforated - they're catalogued at £16 mint, £19 used. This is a sheet of them. (They never seem to turn up with selvage intact.)

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Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 12 Oct 2010 01:24
by asmodeus
Hooked "3" SG QCom 15c

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Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 12 Oct 2010 01:27
by asmodeus
Deformed small 2 SG QCom 22b

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Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 12 Oct 2010 01:33
by asmodeus
Misperforations....

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Re: Show us your varities, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 13 Oct 2010 05:51
by Gerooide
gavin-h wrote:
gavin-h wrote:Spectacular - Third Reich issues RARELY appear with this kind of error :idea:
...but much less rare in Russian Zone issues:

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Misperf on one of the Berlin-Brandenberg "Bears", resulting in the inscription appearing at the bottom of the stamp.

I should really call this a "Misroul" as it is misplaced rouletting, not perforations at all...
I am jealous...beautiful!!!

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 13 Oct 2010 07:16
by europhil
How about these?
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Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 13 Oct 2010 08:16
by uncadonego
I haven't spent a ton of time looking for rarities, but when I have, I find the odd thing or two. Here's one of them.
CANADAN QUEBEC TERCENTENARY
1¢ Cartier and Champlain, green
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second scan is re-entry, then a couple of close-ups

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 13 Oct 2010 09:40
by uncadonego
SEPTEMBER 16, 1946, PEACE ISSUE
7¢ deep blue airmail
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7¢ Canada Goose Perforated Official
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I have two re-entries of the first, and two of the second, so maybe they aren't as rare as catologue price suggests. There's no point in showing you all of them, it's all the same re-entry. Here is one of them. You can see a double frame line on the right edge of the picture.
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and here is a closer view
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Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 13 Oct 2010 16:01
by asmodeus
europhil wrote:How about these?
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YES!!! I like them- fantastic material....

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 13 Oct 2010 16:14
by reddies
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Australian KGV 1d Green CofA w/m.
This is the First FOX faced Roo I've come across. The more I look at it, the more the resemblance.
Can other members see the same. :?: :)

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 13 Oct 2010 17:30
by skilo54
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Scott# 87xiv, 1¢ Deep Green, P-12x11
Newfoundland - John Guy Issue - Lithographed - Aug.15 1910
"ONE'CENT" Variety - Position 52

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 13 Oct 2010 17:51
by skilo54
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Scott# 40i, 5¢ Blue, Rouletted Perfs
Newfoundland - Harp Seal - 1876-1879
i)Major Re-entry - Sloppy looking marks in NEWFOUNDLAND
ii)Crack from top horizontal stick of 'E' in CENTS - not listed

Re: Show us your varieties, plate flaws or errors.

Posted: 13 Oct 2010 18:57
by asmodeus
SG. 430 Specialised No. NCom1c "Tail to N of Exhibition"

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