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Posted 01/11/2018   1:51 pm  Show Profile Check itma's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add itma to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Is this a listed variety (Can't find in my books) or just a case of underinking?


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Posted 01/11/2018   3:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Frank,
it is always best practice to offer all your information, to the best of your knowledge on the item in question, to enable us to ID correctly.

Perforation guage and Watermark should always be offered.

I cannot see any reference to your example.

There exists on Electro 9, (66(9)i ....Break in top frame, left of crown.

I would suggest you keep your example, as it may appear in future editions of ACSC.....Nice Find !


Also, electro 2 (63(2) L Break in top frame over Right wattles.

Both examples circa $25 2007


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Edited by rod222 - 01/11/2018 3:24 pm
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Posted 01/11/2018   3:42 pm  Show Profile Check itma's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add itma to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hey, Rod, I don't think I can narrow it down any further than SG 48, 1/2d green, large mult wmk. Even without the SG number, it's pretty specific as 14.25 by 14 is the only perf and only electros 4 to 7 we're used. Perhaps, however, I could have put this in the text as well as, or instead of the title.

Frank.
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Posted 01/11/2018   5:51 pm  Show Profile Check KGV Collector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add KGV Collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice stamp but the title with strange symbol.

I have never use or purchased a Stanley Gibbons or Scott's. Nor never will.

Australia Commonwealth Specialist Catalogue And Reniks And UK fly speck books and the better dealer sites and google are for me.

So SG & SC numbers mean nothing to me.

Would be best to give good title descriptions to avoid strange catalogue number referances.

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Posted 01/11/2018   6:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks Frank.
Could not find anything further.
I only have 7 copies of the Sc#60

(But I do have the ACSC 65(5)m "thin half" $125)

I looked at Dixon and Rowntree also (still cannot figure out their "Flaw Key" method)

Note: You also have a notch (n) top right hand frame.

Look for : Watermark Inverted $40,000


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Posted 01/11/2018   7:09 pm  Show Profile Check KGV Collector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add KGV Collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice variety Rod, very popular.


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(But I do have the ACSC 65(5)m "thin half" $125)



Have one in a pair with the left middle margin strip in place somewhere.

Found it at the bottom of a large messy box many years ago. It has a fold along 1 perf line & it has had a very messy hinge removal that has gum damage only. Not a good look mint though.
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Posted 01/12/2018   07:35 am  Show Profile Check itma's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add itma to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Rod:

The watermark is not inverted <boo hoo>

KGV Collector:

Re Catalogues, this is a case of to each his own. I do have ACSC's from 1980s (bought new) and 1990s (ex eBay) which serve me quite well but presently can't afford a new set. Also, I think ACSC changes their number system too often for my taste.

Re the symbol in the title, here is what I see:



I suspect you are not seeing the '1/2' character if your device is set up for a restricted character set.

Frank.

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Posted 01/12/2018   6:11 pm  Show Profile Check KGV Collector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add KGV Collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Yes I totally agree with you. And the cost of some of these books and the constant updating adds financial pressure as well.


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Re Catalogues, this is a case of to each his own. I do have ACSC's from 1980s


My example of what I say about my catalogue preference is really summed up in the way I put together "Australia KGV Stamps explained." There is no reference in my material to any catalogue and it is presented differently to any other catalogue that I know about.

It shows you can describe all stamps with images and stamp terms and not be locked into one area of catalogue.
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Posted 01/12/2018   6:57 pm  Show Profile Check itma's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add itma to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I guess, as in all social situations, we need to be aware of the preferences of others. For my part, I splurged all of $15 on Scott's eCatalogue so that I can, at least, provide a cross-reference to SG as required.

I am currently designing my own album pages and info as needed, including a catalogue reference number, will be on a facing page rather than on the page on which the stamps are mounted. Much easier to update as it will minimize the need to remount stamps just because of a reference number change.
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Posted 01/12/2018   10:34 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add langtounlad to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I cannot understand why anyone would criticise the heading in this post. The original poster was asking for information specific to a particular type of stamp and his question was about a listing which implies presence in a specialist catalogue of some kind - in this case the information would be sourced from ACSC or Dix and Rowntree.

The SG number is good for general ID purposes and you use what you have.

On reading first the heading and then the question I went straight to the relevant pages in ACSC KGV. Did not need to know the perfs as Large Multiple in the green value had only one perf. All in the header so no need for elaborate descriptions.

But if you want to be ultra perfectionist he should have been asked why he did not have KGV in the header.

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Frank
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Posted 01/12/2018   11:01 pm  Show Profile Check KGV Collector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add KGV Collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Believe the title was changed after prompting from Rod.


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On reading first the heading and then the question I went straight to the relevant pages in ACSC KGV. Did not need to know the perfs as Large Multiple in the green value had only one perf. All in the header so no need for elaborate descriptions.
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Posted 01/13/2018   07:19 am  Show Profile Check itma's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add itma to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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Believe the title was changed after prompting from Rod.


The heading, as I see it, is exactly as I originally submitted it. Doesn't the moderator usually add a "reply" if changing it?
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The heading, as I see it, is exactly as I originally submitted it.


If that is the case Frank,
I owe you an apology.

All I can think is that I read your question, and missed the heading.

Sorry.

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Posted 01/13/2018   08:14 am  Show Profile Check itma's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add itma to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
No problem, Rod.
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Posted 01/13/2018   11:12 pm  Show Profile Check KGV Collector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add KGV Collector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It looks like I too have the wrong end of it all.

So a sorry from me as well itma.
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Posted 01/14/2018   04:25 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

To err is to be human, to forgive, devine.....
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