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

PCP = Phosphor coated paper PVAD = Polyvinyl alcohol acetate dextrin gum
ACP = Advanced coated paper PVA = Polyvinyl alcohol acetate gum
OFNP = Optical free non phosphorised paper
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nd78

Stamps printed Litho

Northern Ireland symbol types

Type 1 symbol - The left side of the hand is curved - The white line on the hand is very fine or missing altogether. Type 2b - The second pearl to the left of the orb is joined to the crown and the first three on the left side of the crown are joined to each other. The bottom pearl underneath the orb is attached to the central cross.

ND78 - Northern Ireland 26p red, PCP/PVAD, type 1, perforation 13.5 X 14 (Cyls Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4) (Questa/litho) - Deegam N260.1.1 - S.G specialised XNL48 - Stoneham U52 - Concise NI60

Type 1, perforation 13½ X 14 from cylinders Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4 [24.2.82]

ND79 - Northern Ireland 26p red, ACP/PVAD, type 2b, perforation 14.75 X 14 (Cyls Q1, Q2) (Questa/litho) - Deegam N260.2.1 - S.G specialised XNL49 - Stoneham U80 - Concise NI60a

Type 2b, perforation 14¾ X 14 from cylinders Q1, Q2 [27.1.87]
nd80

ND80 - Northern Ireland 26p stone, ACP/PVAD (Cyls Q1Q1, Q2Q2) (Questa/litho) - Deegam N260.3.1 - S.G. XNL50 - Stoneham U81 - Concise NI61

ACP from cylinders Q1Q1, Q2Q2 [4.12.90]
bn26e_26n

26p Rust

BN26E - Northern Ireland 26p rust, OFNP/PVA, two 4mm blue fluor bands (Cyls Q1Q1, Q2Q2) (Questa/litho) - Deegam N260.4.1 - S.G specialised XNL51 - Stoneham SLU97 - Concise NI73

Blue fluor bands from cylinders Q1Q1, Q2Q2 [23.7.96]

BN26N - Northern Ireland 26p rust, OFNP/PVA, two 4mm Novaglo blue fluor bands (Cyls Q1Q1, Q2Q2) (Questa/litho) - Deegam N260.5.1

Novaglo blue fluor bands from cylinder Q2Q2 [15.12.96]
pn26e

Stamps printed Gravure

PN26E - Northern Ireland 26p rust, OFNP/PVA, two 4.5mm Novaglo dull blue fluor bands, perforation 14.75 X 14 (Cyl W1) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N260.6.1 - S.G specialised XN48 - Stoneham SLU103 - Concise NI81

Two 4.5mm Novaglo dull blue fluor bands, perforation 14¾ from cylinder W1 [1.7.97]

PN26Eb - Northern Ireland 26p rust, OFNP/PVA, two 4.5mm Novaglo bright blue fluor bands, perforation 14.75 X 14 (Cyl W1) (Walsall/gravure)

Two 4.5mm Novaglo bright blue fluor bands, perforation 14¾ from cylinder W1 [1.7.97]
pn26a

PN26a - Northern Ireland 26p rust, OFNP/PVA, two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, perforation 13.75 X 14, inverted print (DP270) (Walsall/gravure) - Deegam N260.6.2 - S.G specialised XN50 - Stoneham SLU103a - Concise NI81b

Two 4.5mm Novaglo blue fluor bands, perforation 13¾ from Speed prestige pane DP270 [13.10.98]
hn26e

HN26E - Northern Ireland 26p rust, OFNP/PVA, two 4.5mm blue fluor bands (DP255) (Harrison/gravure) - Deegam N260.7.1 - S.G specialised XN49 - Stoneham SLU110

Two 4.5mm blue fluor bands from B.B.C prestige pane DP255 [23.9.97]