Pictorial

DP numbers are the copyright of the MBPC and are used with their permission.

OFPP = Optical free phosphorised paper

PVA = Polyvinyl alcohol acetate gum

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pic1a

PIC1a - 1st class (Arnold Machin Portrait embossed with greyish background), OFPP/PVA, sideways print right (DMS20) (De La Rue/gravure) - S.G specialised W1938 - Concise 2741

Greyish background from 40th anniversary of the Machin miniature sheet DMS20

PIC1b - 1st class (Arnold Machin Portrait embossed with brownish background), OFPP/PVA, sideways print right (DP377) (De La Rue/gravure) - S.G specialised W1938 - Concise 2741

Brownish background from 40th anniversary of the Machin prestige pane DP377 [5.6.07]
pic1c

PIC1c - 1st class (1967 4d image embossed with greyish background), OFPP/PVA, sideways print right (DMS20) (De La Rue/gravure) - S.G specialised W1939 - Concise 2742

Greyish background from 40th anniversary of the Machin miniature sheet DMS20

PIC1d - 1st class (1967 4d image embossed with brownish background), OFPP/PVA, sideways print right (DP377) (De La Rue/gravure) - S.G specialised W1939 - Concise 2742

Brownish background from 40th anniversary of the Machin prestige pane DP377 [5.6.07]