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I need help to identify if this is US E13 or E16 Special Delivery - Orange or Deep Orange.  
 

 
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Posted 11/13/2017   3:23 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add thepackrat to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hello. Can anyone help identify if this is a Special Delivery US E13 or E16? I have a full sheet of 50 and was hoping it was the better E13. Any help is appreciated.
Thank you,
Robert





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Posted 11/13/2017   3:28 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Cook Islands Specialized1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
They didn't produce the E13 in anything except plate blocks of four, so this means you have a sheet of E16.
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Posted 11/13/2017   3:30 pm  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
E16 (perfs are 11 x 10.5)
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Posted 11/13/2017   3:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add thepackrat to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for the replies. That was a quick response to burst my bubble. Oh well. I wish I could find my perf guage..........
Thanks again,
Robert
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Posted 11/13/2017   3:37 pm  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Quote:
They didn't produce the E13 in anything except plate blocks of four, so this means you have a sheet of E16.


E13 were flat plate and issued in panes.




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Posted 11/13/2017   3:38 pm  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Robert,
If you can't find your gauge can use another stamp with known perfs to compare.
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Posted 11/13/2017   3:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add thepackrat to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Don. Did not think of that, but I am sure it will turn up quickly.

How easy is it to look ant a stamp and determine if it is Flat Plate or rotary press. I looked at the glossary terms and understand how the two are printed but don't know if there is an easy way to determine which is which when looking at a stamp.

Thanks again,
Robert
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Posted 11/13/2017   3:49 pm  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
http://stampsmarter.com/learning/Ma...methods.html

But it would be easier to either do a perf comparison or lookup the plate number.

http://stampsmarter.com/features/Pl...k_Scott.html

E13 Plate Numbers
16833
16834
16835
16836
16857
16858
16859
16860


E16 Plate Numbers
20595
20596
23034
23035


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By the way. Here is my sheet if anyone wanted to see.


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Corner number makes it the rotary E16.
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Posted 11/13/2017   5:38 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add thepackrat to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
WOW! Great information everyone. Stampsmarter is a great site. I just need to utilize it more, as long as I know what I am doing. I never knew about the look up by plate numbers.
Thanks again,
RObert
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