1st red large security

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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walsall_1st_red_large_security

1st large vermilion - Code F - Date 12

ws1lf12

WS1lf12 - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MFIL, date MA12 (SAP168) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.1 - Stoneham FCY1stE - Concise U2974

Code MFIL - Date MA12 from self adhesive booklet pane SAP168 [3.1.13]

1st large vermilion - Code F - Date 13

ws1lf13

WS1lf13 - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MFIL, date MA13 (SAP168) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.3 - Stoneham FCY1stEa

Code MFIL - Date MA13 from self adhesive booklet pane SAP168 [9.8.13]
ws1lf14

1st large vermilion - Code F - Date 14

WS1lf14 - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MFIL, date MA14 (SAP168) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.6 - Stoneham FCY1stEb

Code MFIL - Date MA14 from self adhesive booklet pane SAP168 [31.7.14]

WS1lf14ir - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MFIL, date MA14, Iriodin ink shift right (SAP168) (Walsall/gravure)

Code MFIL - Date MA14, Iriodin ink shift right from self adhesive booklet pane SAP168 [2014]

1st large vermilion - Code F - Date 15 - Plain or type 1 backing paper

ws1lf15

WS1lf15 - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MFIL, date MA15 with plain backing paper (SAP168) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.7 - Stoneham FCY1stEd

Code MFIL - Date MA15 with plain backing paper from self adhesive booklet pane SAP168 [29.3.15]
underprint_type_1

WS1lf15w - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MFIL, date MA15 with type 1 backing paper (SAP168) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.7

Code MFIL - Date MA15 - Type 1 backing paper from self adhesive booklet pane SAP168 [2015]
ws1lf16

1st large vermilion - Code F - Date 16 - Royal Mail backing paper

underprint_type_1

WS1lf16 - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MFIL, date M16L, type 1 backing paper (SAP168) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.9 - Stoneham FCY1stF

Vermilion shade - Code MFIL - Date M16L - Type 1 backing paper from self adhesive booklet pane SAP168 [14.5.16]

1st large scarlet - Code F - Date 16 - Royal Mail backing paper

underprint_type_1

WS1lf16r - 1st scarlet large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MFIL, date M16L with type 1 backing paper (SAP168) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.9.1 - Stoneham FCY1stFa - Concise U2976

Scarlet shade - Code MFIL - Date M16L - Type 1 backing paper from self adhesive booklet pane SAP168 [20.10.16]
ws1lf17

1st large scarlet - Code F - Date 17 - Royal Mail backing paper

underprint_type_2

WS1lf17 - 1st scarlet large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MFIL, date M17L with type 2 backing paper (SAP168) (Walsall/gravure)

Code MFIL - Date M17L - Type 2 backing paper from self adhesive booklet pane SAP168 [2017]
walsall_1st_red_large_security

1st large vermilion - Code B - Date 12

ws1lb12

WS1lb12 - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MBIL, date MA12 (SAP172) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.2 - Stoneham SCY1stLDa - Concise U2973

Code MBIL - Date MA12 from self adhesive business sheet SAP172 [3.1.13]
ws1lb13

1st large vermilion - Code B - Date 13

WS1lb13 - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, type 1 U cut, code MBIL, date MA13 (SAP172) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.4 - Stoneham SCY1stLDb

Type 1 U cut - Code MBIL - Date MA13 from self adhesive business sheet SAP172 [4.3.13]

WS1lb13a - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, type 2a U cut, code MBIL, date MA13 (SAP) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.4d

Type 2a U cut - Code MBIL - Date MA13 from self adhesive business sheet SAP172 [13.5.13]

1st large vermilion - Code B - Date 14

ws1lb14

WS1lb14 - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MBIL, date MA14 (SAP172) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.5 - Stoneham SCY1stLDc

Code MBIL - Date MA14 from self adhesive business sheet SAP172 [6.1.14]
2b_s16_self_adhesive

WS1lb14t - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two short at top 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands (S16), code MBIL, date MA14 (SAP172) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.5a

Short at top 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands (S16) - Code MBIL - Date MA14 from self adhesive business sheet SAP172 [21.5.14]
ws1lb15

1st large vermilion - Code B - Date 15 - Plain or type 1 backing paper

WS1lb15 - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue bright fluor bands, code MBIL, date MA15 with plain backing paper (SAP172) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.8 - Stoneham SCY1stLDe

Two 4.5mm Novaglo blue bright fluor bands - Code MBIL - Date MA15 with plain backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP172 [31.3.15]

WS1lb15d - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue dull fluor bands, code MBIL, date MA15 with plain backing paper (SAP172) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.8

Two 4.5mm Novaglo blue dull fluor bands - Code MBIL - Date MA15 with plain backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP172 [2015]
underprint_type_1

WS1lb15w - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue dull fluor bands, code MBIL, date MA15 with type 1 backing paper (SAP172) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.8.8

Code MBIL - Date MA15 - Type 1 backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP172 [2015]
ws1lb16

1st large vermilion - Code B - Date 16 - Royal Mail backing paper

underprint_type_1

WS1lb16 - 1st vermilion large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MBIL, date M16L with type 1 backing paper (SAP172) (Walsall/gravure) - Stoneham SCY1stLE

Vermilion shade - Code MBIL - Date M16L - Type 1 backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP172

1st large scarlet - Code B - Date 16 - Royal Mail backing paper

underprint_type_1

WS1lb16r - 1st scarlet large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MBIL, date M16L with type 1 backing paper (SAP172) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.9.2 - Stoneham SCY1stLEa - Concise U2975

Scarlet shade - Code MBIL - Date M16L - Type 1 backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP172 [20.10.16]
ws1lb17

1st large scarlet - Code B - Date 17 - Royal Mail backing paper

underprint_type_2

WS1lb17 - 1st scarlet large, OFNP/PSA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, code MBIL, date M17L with type 2 backing paper (SAP172) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam LN1.9.3

Code MBIL - Date M17L - Type 2 backing paper from self adhesive business sheet SAP172 [22.2.17]