2nd class security

Fluor shades viewed under long wave light.
DP numbers are the copyright of the MBPC and are used with their permission.

Walsall known U cut types to date (All have cuts at sides)



Walsall/De La Rue type 1



Walsall type 2



Walsall type 2a

Solid line at top & bottom

Narrow notch at top & bottom

Wide notch at top & bottom


Walsall type 3

   

Solid line at top, Notch at bottom

   

The U cut types listed are my notations and not to be confused with any catalogue listings

Royal Mail backing paper types

Type 2: Large Royal Mail printed upright followed by small Royal Mail printed upright or large Royal Mail printed inverted followed by small Royal Mail printed inverted.

Type 3: Large Royal Mail printed upright followed by small Royal Mail printed inverted or large Royal Mail printed inverted followed by small Royal Mail printed upright.

Royal Mail backing paper type 1
'Royal Mail' - Printed upright only

Royal Mail backing paper type 2 Royal Mail backing paper type 3
Papers & Gums

OFNP = Optical free non phosphorised paper 

PVA = Polyvinyl alcohol acetate gum 

 

PSA = Pressure sensitive adhesive

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siw2b_s

2nd class - Code T - No date

SIW2b - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, type 2 U cut, code MTIL (SAP85) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.1 - S.G specialised UJW21 - Stoneham BCY2ndB - Concise U2947

Type 2 U cut - Code MTIL from self adhesive booklet pane SAP85 [31.3.09]

SIW2a - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, type 2a U cut, code MTIL (SAP85) (Walsall/gravure)

Type 2a U cut - Code MTIL from self adhesive booklet pane SAP85 [31.3.09]

2nd class - Code T - Date 10

siw2bd

SIW2bd - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MTIL, date MA10 (SAP100) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.2 - S.G specialised UJW32 - Stoneham BCY2ndBa - Concise U2963

Code MTIL - Date MA10 from self adhesive booklet pane SAP100 [24.2.10]

2nd class - Code T - Date 11

siw2be

SIW2be - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MTIL, date M11L (SAP100) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.6 - Stoneham BCY2ndBb

Code MTIL - Date M11L from self adhesive booklet pane SAP100 [8.3.11]

2nd class - Code T - Date 12

siw2bf

SIW2bf - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MTIL, date M12L (SAP100) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.7 - Stoneham BCY2ndBc

Code MTIL - Date M12L from self adhesive booklet pane SAP100 [3.12]

2nd class - Code T - Date 13

siw2bg

SIW2bg - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MTIL, date M13L (SAP100) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.9 - Stoneham BCY2ndBd

Code MTIL - Date M13L from self adhesive booklet pane SAP100 [3.13]

2nd class - Code T - Date 14

siw2bh

SIW2bh - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MTIL, date M14L (SAP100) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.12 - Stoneham BCY2ndBe

Code MTIL - Date M14L from self adhesive booklet pane SAP100 [26.5.14]
siw2bi

2nd class - Code T - Date 15 - Plain or type 1 backing paper

SIW2bi - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MTIL, date M15L with plain backing paper (SAP100) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.15 - Stoneham BCY2ndBf

Code MTIL - Date M15L - Plain backing paper from self adhesive booklet pane SAP100 [14.4.15]
underprint_type_1

SIW2biw - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MTIL, date M15L with type 1 backing paper (SAP100) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.15

Code MTIL - Date M15L - Type 1 backing paper from self adhesive booklet pane SAP100 [2015]
siw2t16

2nd class - Code T - Date 16 - Royal Mail backing paper

underprint_type_1

SIW2t16 - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MTIL, date M16L with type 1 backing paper (SAP100) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.18

Code MTIL - Date M16L - Type 1 backing paper from self adhesive booklet pane SAP100 [5.3.16]
underprint_type_3

SIW2t16(3) - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MTIL, date M16L with type 3 backing paper (SAP100) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.18

Code MTIL - Date M16L - Type 3 backing paper from self adhesive booklet pane SAP100 [2016]
siw2t17

2nd class - Code T - Date 17 - Royal Mail backing paper

underprint_type_2

SIW2t17 - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MTIL, date M17L with type 2 backing paper (SAP100) (Walsall/gravure)

Code MTIL - Date M17L - Type 2 backing paper from self adhesive booklet pane SAP100 [2017]
siw2b_s

2nd class - Code P - Date 10

SIW2p - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, type 3 U cut, code MPIL, date MA10 (DP422A, SAP105) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.3 - S.G specialised UJW29 - Stoneham BCY2ndA - Concise U2962

Type 3 U cut - Code MPIL - Date MA10 from London 2010 Festival of Stamps prestige booklet pane DP422A (SAP105) [8.5.10]

SIW2p2 - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, type 2 U cut, code MPIL, date MA10 (DP422, SAP105) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.4 - S.G specialised UJW29

Type 2 U cut - Code MPIL - Date MA10 from London 2010 Festival of Stamps prestige booklet pane DP422 (SAP105) [8.5.10]
siw2b_s

2nd class - Code B - Date 12

siw2b12

SIW2b12 - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MBIL, date M12L (SAP147) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.8 - Stoneham SCY2ndAc

Code MBIL - Date M12L from self adhesive business sheet SAP147 [19.1.12]

2nd class - Code B - Date 13

siw2b13

SIW2b13 - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MBIL, date M13L (SAP147) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.10 - Stoneham SCY2ndAd

Code MBIL - Date M13L from self adhesive business sheet SAP147 [11.4.13]

2nd class - Code B - Date 14

siw2b14

SIW2b14 - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MBIL, date M14L (SAP?) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.13 - Stoneham SCY2ndAe

Code MBIL - Date M14L from self adhesive business sheet SAP147 [28.7.14]
siw2b15

2nd class - Code B - Date 15 - Plain or type 1 backing paper

SIW2b15 - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MBIL, date M15L with plain backing paper (SAP147) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.14 - Stoneham SCY2ndAf

Code MBIL - Date M15L - Plain backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP147 [29.3.15]
underprint_type_1

SIW2b15w - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MBIL, date M15L with type 1 backing paper (SAP147) (Walsall/gravure} - Deegam N2.31.14

Code MBIL - Date M15L - Type 1 backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP147 [2015]
siw2b16

2nd class - Code B - Date 16 - Royal Mail backing paper

underprint_type_1

SIW2b16 - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MBIL, date M16L with type 1 backing paper (SAP147) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.17

Code MBIL - Date M16L - Type 1 backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP147 [27.2.16]
underprint_type_3

SIW2b16(3) - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MBIL, date M16L with type 3 backing paper (SAP147) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.17

Code MBIL - Date M16L - Type 3 backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP147 [2016]
siw2b17

2nd class - Code B - Date 17 - Royal Mail backing paper

underprint_type_2

SIW2b17 - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MBIL, date M17L with type 2 backing paper (SAP147) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.20

Code MBIL - Date M17L - Type 2 backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP147 [4.7.17]
underprint_type_3

SIW2b17(3) - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MBIL, date M17L with type 3 backing paper (SAP147) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.20

Code MBIL - Date M17L - Type 3 backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP147 [4.7.17]

2nd class - Code R - Date 12

siw2r12

SIW2r12 - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MRIL, date M12L (SAP189 Vertical coil) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.11 - Stoneham RCY2ndC - Concise U2962a

Code MRIL - Date M12L, Novaglo blue fluor centre band from self adhesive vertical coil SAP189 [12.2.14]

Coils stamps are normally available in strips of up to 5.
s2_self_adhesive

SIW2r12b - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm short at bottom Novaglo blue fluor centre band (S2), code MRIL, date M12L (SAP189 Vertical coil) (Walsall/gravure)

Short at bottom Novaglo blue fluor centre band (S2) - Code MRIL - Date M12L from self adhesive vertical coil SAP189 [2014]

Coils stamps are normally available in strips of up to 5.

2nd class - Code R - Date 15

siw2r15

SIW2r15 - 2nd light blue, OFNP/PSA, 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor centre band, code MRIL, date M15L (SA?9 Vertical coil) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N2.31.16 - Stoneham RCY2ndE

Code MRIL - Date M15L - Novaglo blue fluor centre band from self adhesive vertical coil SAP189 [10.12.15]

Coils stamps are normally available in strips of up to 5.