2p dark green

Water-activated gum
First seen: Feb 15, 1971
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ACPLithographyQuestaT1Feb 25, 1986SheetDex
PCPLithographyQuestaPerf. 13¾x14T1May 21, 1980SheetDex
PCPLithographyQuestaT1Jul 10, 1984SheetDex
PCP1PhotogravureHarrison & SonsT1Dec 12, 1979SheetDex
PCP2PhotogravureHarrison & SonsT1Dec 12, 1979SheetDex
PPPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT1Oct 10, 1979SheetDex
2-band (8mm) phosphor
FCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT2Aug 20, 1979Booklet

DP33
- cut left

- cut right

DP38
- cut left

- cut right
Dex
FCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT3Jun 25, 1980Booklet

DP38B
- cut left

- cut right
Dex
2-band (9.5mm) JET phosphor
FCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT1Jul 4, 1973Booklet

DP11J
- cut left

- cut left & bottom
PVA
2-band (9.5mm) phosphor
FCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT1Oct 6, 1971Booklet

DP11A
- cut left

- cut left & bottom
PVA
FCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT1Sep 22, 1972Coil (horiz)Gum Arabic
FCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT1Jun 1973*SheetPVA
FCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsHead B1T1Nov 1973*SheetDex
FCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsHead B1T1Nov 12, 1973Booklet

DP11B
- cut left

- cut left & bottom
Dex
FCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsHead B1T1Apr 1974Coil (horiz), multi-valueDex
FCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsHead B2torn all around onlyT1Apr 16, 1980BookletDP42
The Story of Wedgewood Prestige booklet
Dex
OCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT1Feb 15, 1971Coil (horiz)Gum Arabic
OCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT1Feb 15, 1971SheetPVA
OCPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT1Feb 15, 1971Booklet

DP1
- cut left

- cut right

DP11
- cut left

- cut left & bottom
PVA
Stamps are perforated 14¾x14 unless otherwise noted.

 

* Issue date unknown.

 

2p dark green

Narrow value
First seen: Feb 23, 1988

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ACPLithographyQuestaT4Feb 23, 1988SheetDex
ACPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT4Jul 26, 1988SheetDex
ACPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsScreened valueT4Jul 26, 1988SheetDex
ACPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT4Sep 5, 1988Coil (horiz)Dex
ACPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT4Sep 10, 1991BookletDP174Dex
ACPPhotogravureHarrison & SonsT4Sep 10, 1991BookletDP174Dex
ACPLithographyWalsallPerf. 13¾x14T4Feb 9, 1993BookletDP190Dex
ACPLithographyWalsallPerf. 13¾x14T4Feb 9, 1993BookletDP190Dex
Stamps are perforated 14¾x14 unless otherwise noted.

 

2p dark green

Elliptical perf
First seen: Apr 11, 1995

 

Enschede / Gravure

PaperOther identificationValue settingIssue dateSourceGum
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2-band (9.5mm violet) phosphor
OFNPT4Nov 14, 1995SheetPVA
2-band (9.5mm yellow) phosphor
OFNPAY2 phosphorT4Apr 11, 1995SheetPVA

2p dark green

EME image
First seen: May 27, 1997

PaperPrinterSecurity CodeOther identificationValue settingIssue dateSourceBooklet singlesGum
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2-band (9mm blue) phosphor
OFNPGravureHarrison & Sons
(none)
T4May 27, 1997SheetPVA
2-band (9mm violet) phosphor
OFNPGravureQuesta
(none)
T4Apr 26, 1999BookletDP287PVA
OFNPGravureDe La Rue
(none)
Medium and bright paperT4Mar 2003*SheetPVA
OFNPGravureDe La Rue
(none)
T5Jun 5, 2007BookletDP375
Machin 40th Anniversary Prestige booklet
PVA
OFNPGravureWalsall
(none)
T4Jan 10, 2012Booklet

DP439
Roald Dahl Prestige booklet

DP516
The Machin Definitive: 50th Annviersary Prestige booklet (Jun 5, 2017)

PVA
2013 year code
OFNPLithographyEnschede
13 + P
T4Feb 20, 2014BookletDP464
Classic Locomotives Prestige booklet
PVA
OFNPGravureWalsall
(none)
T5Jun 5, 2017BookletPVA
* Issue date unknown.

 

2p dark green

Water-activated gum, Security code
First seen: May 8, 2010

 

Cartor / Lithography

PaperSecurity CodeOther identificationValue settingIssue dateSourceBooklet singlesGum
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2-band (9mm violet) phosphor
OFNP
(none)
T4May 8, 2010Mini sheetPVA
2013 year code
OFNP
13 + P
T4May 9, 2013BookletDP459
Football Heroes Prestige booklet
PVA
2014 year code
OFNP
14 + P
T4Feb 19, 2015BookletDP477
Inventive Britain Prestige booklet
PVA
2016 year code
OFNP
16 + P
T4Feb 15, 2017BookletDP512
Windsor Castle Prestige booklet
PVA
2018 year code
OFNP
18
Missing source codeT4Mar 20, 2018BookletDP535
RAF Centenary Prestige booklet
PVA
2019 year code
OFNP
19 + P
T4May 24, 2019Booklet

DP555
Queen Victoria Bicentary Prestige booklet

DP566
Visions of the Universe Prestige booklet

DP570
James Bond Prestige booklet

PVA
2020 year code
OFNP
20 + P
T4Nov 13, 2020BookletDP582
Star Trek Prestige booklet
PVA
2021 year code
OFNP
21 + P
T4May 28, 2021BookletDP590
Paul McCartney Prestige booklet
PVA

2p dark green

Self-Adhesive, Security slits
First seen: Mar 8, 2011

 

Gravure

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2-band (9mm violet) phosphor
OFNPDe La Rue
(none)
No codingT4Mar 8, 2011SheetS/A
2012 year code
OFNPDe La Rue
12
T4Sep 2012*SheetS/A
2014 year code
OFNPDe La Rue
14
T4Sep 2014*SheetS/A
2015 year code
OFNPDe La Rue
15
T4Jun 2015*SheetS/A
2016 year code
OFNPDe La Rue
16
T4Jan 2016*SheetS/A
2017 year code
OFNPDe La Rue
17
T4Jan 2017*SheetS/A- Plain
- Type 2i
- Type 2u
2018 year code
OFNPWalsall
18
T4Sep 12, 2018SheetS/A- Type 2i
- Type 2u
2019 year code
OFNPWalsall
19
T4Feb 2019*SheetS/A- Type 2i
2020 year code
OFNPWalsall
20
T4May 2020*SheetS/A- Type 2i
2021 year code
OFNPWalsall
21
T4Mar 2021*SheetS/A- Type 2i
- Type 2u
* Issue date unknown.

 

Multi-value coil


Yellow vs. blue phosphor bands

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