All Australian King George V wiki posting thread

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January 1915 - 1921

(a) AUSTRALIA: area between right serif and vertical stroke of T blurred - variable and not always present

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January 1915 - 1921

(a) Shading below left value shield: diagonal white flaw across the 2 lowest lines, shortening the left end of the lowest and cutting the 2nd below the point of the shield; the flaw just extends into the frame of the shield. The left ends of the same 2 lines are frequently thickened

(b) Shading below left value shield: coloured flaw joining the 3rd and 4th lines (counting up), 2.75 mm from left frame

Both flaws are variable

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(a) Shading at left of value tablet: right end missing of 7th line (counting up from point of white border)

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2R52

DESCRIPTION:

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January 1915 - 1921

No known flaws in orange


First State: Blue to small multiple watermark, 13½ x 12½ printings

(a) Left frame: two notches on inner side of frame, both running diagonally upwards, and beginning 13.5 mm and 14.25 mm from upper frame

(b) Left frame: small notch 11.75 mm from upper frame

(c) Left value shield: minute dot under left end of lower serif of figure 4, 3.25 mm from left frame, 2.0 mm from lower frame

Second State: Small multiple, 13½ x 12½, and C of A printings (1932)

(a), (b) and (c) as before

(d) Oval, left value shield and lower frame: fine scratch, which does not vary in width, running diagonally down from right to left from the lips to the outer edge of the lower frame, 1.5 mm from the left frame; the lower part of the scratch is often not present

(e) Kangaroo: similar scratch, which does not vary in width, beginning at the kangaroo's back, 13 mm from upper frame and ending in the left white border opposite the point of the figure 4; the scratch does not usually show after cutting the kangaroo' tail

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2R54

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January 1915 - 1921

Left value shield: dot near point of figure 4, 2.0 mm. from left frame, 3.75 mm. from lower frame

Left value shield: faint flaw at (left of lower serif of figure 4, 2.25 mm. from left frame, 2.25 mm. from the lower frame (not always present)

AUSTRALIA: irregular fuzzy flaw filling most of the space between R and A and between the tops of T and R (orange printings, late 1917 to 1919; variable, with traces in violet printings, and faint traces in blue printings. See note)

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January 1915 - 1921

WHITE LINE ON KINGS THROAT (from Davidson and Dix)

(a) Head: irregular white line running diagonally from the junction of the neck and beard, along the edge of the beard to a point 1.5 mm below the ear

(b) Shading at right of crown: coloured flaw joining centres of 15th and 16th lines (counting down)

Unlisted flaw: Lower left corner: bite out of corner (variable) in late blue printings it is a smooth curve, almost breaking into the white border.

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2R56

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Single Watermark

January 1915 - 1921

Right value shield: break across frame of shield, 2.25 mm from lower frame (not present in blue printings and inconsistent in C of A printings)

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2R57

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January 1915 - 1921

Unlisted flaw:

(a) Shading: break in the 2nd line (counting down) 1.25 mm to the left of the crown

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2R58

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January 1915 - 1921

Emu: the two top shading lines between the legs are missing (Davidson and Dix) - maybe not in orange

Unlisted flaws:

Value tablet: dot over FO of FOUR, 7.75 mm. from left frame, 2.75 mm. from lower frame

Upper frame: diagonal cut down and to right through frame (1.75 mm. to right of cross of crown) and 2 top shading lines

POSTAGE: sloping flaw joining bottom of A to G

AUSTRALIA: tail of R short and rounded

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(a) Upper frame: fine break 6.75 mm from left frame (not always present)

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(a) Lower right corner: point of white border enlarged; the small corner shading line is sometimes missing

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1L29

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February 1915 - August 1917

State 1

(a) Shading above left wattles: left end of 6th line (counting down) broken above 2nd bloom

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(a) Crown: right corner of cross notched, blunt or cut off

(b) Upper frame: small notch on lower edge 1.0 mm to left of cross

(c) Upper frame: tiny notch 1.00 mm from left frame (not always present)

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Crown: small vertical flaw through the outline of the crown between the second and third pearls (counting down) at right

Shading above kangaroo’s ear: small break in 2nd line (counting up) near the left end

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(a) Lower frame: irregularity of frame or two small notches at right end

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(a) Upper frame: small indentation 6.5 mm from right frame

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(a) Crown: upper border of cross irregular

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1R47

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(a) Shading above left wattle spray: break in 3rd line (counting down) just above 12 o'clock on third bloom

(b) Kangaroo: white spot replaces eye

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