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  Topic: Machin Definitive list 2009-Present
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2022 11:11 am   Subject: Machin Definitive list 2009-Present
Hi Stephen
Thank you for your comment, that was my aim when I placed this. I keep updating it as and when I see or receive new reports or Issues.
  Topic: 1st Class NVI Problem or not with identification
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Tue May 03, 2022 8:06 pm   Subject: 1st Class NVI Problem or not with identification
Hi
It may seem late to reply to this post but I thought I will, I have never seen a full Type 1 for this stamp however I have seen some with dual Types meaning one missing gap on the top with a Type ...
  Topic: Phosphor Band Errors
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 5
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:05 am   Subject: Phosphor Band Errors
Your message was ok and I understood it, I originally put the post on the site to see what other collectors thought of Error stamps in general as I mentioned in the last reply in the fact as what does ...
  Topic: Phosphor Band Errors
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 5
Views: 1559

PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 6:42 pm   Subject: Machin Definitive list 2009-Present
Error stamps can be a bone of contention with some catalogues or collectors, as in what would contribute as an error in stamps, when you look at the meaning of the word "error" basically it ...
  Topic: Phosphor Band Errors
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 5
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sun Oct 03, 2021 3:27 pm   Subject: Phosphor Band Errors
Hi
I was wondering if like me others collect Errors especially Phosphor Bands I don't often see many posts on this and thought of posting this image of a very good short band from a sheet of 2019 5p ...
  Topic: Machin Definitive list 2009-Present
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 5
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sat Oct 02, 2021 5:30 pm   Subject: Machin Definitive list 2009-Present
Pleased you find it helpful, when I update it I will identify what they are as you don't want to keep going through checking them all again.
  Topic: Machin Definitive list 2009-Present
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 5
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Sep 08, 2021 6:28 pm   Subject: Machin Definitive list 2009-Present
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1GnMDhd3t96uApHg6cfifGxl6T7DSwS15bfska_xcYpk/edit?usp=sharing


PLEASE NOTE MUST DOWNLOAD THE SHEET IF YOU WANT TO USE IT FOR PERSONAL USE.

The above link ...
  Topic: Yellow afterglow....
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 3
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:01 pm   Subject: Yellow afterglow....
I thought they may have been from the 2018 issues, did Enchede not have some issues with this effect not sure the year of issue but I am sure I read somewhere of this.
  Topic: James Bond PSB
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 4
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:00 pm   Subject: James Bond PSB
Yes this happens a lot with Retail stamp books, there were quite a few last year with a 2020 Packing date but as you said M19L year code, but this seems to be a frequent situation now for any earlier ...
  Topic: Yellow afterglow....
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 3
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:02 pm   Subject: Yellow afterglow....
May I ask what stamp they are, do they have a year code on them, as in the new Security Stamps from 2009.
  Topic: James Bond PSB
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 4
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:00 pm   Subject: James Bond PSB
There has been a few instances of this happening in the past, the only concrete way of knowing any date bar the Issue date is having the wrappers off the books, as they have the packing dates on them, ...
  Topic: Specialised or Specialized or Not.
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 13
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:35 pm   Subject: 2nd Large Business Sheet
With reference to this Business Sheet MA10 I have heard that the reason why they have not appeared in large quantities is because they were sent to a Travel Agents distribution center of a well known ...
  Topic: Low Value Stamp Sheets
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 7:08 pm   Subject: Low Value Counter Sheet Reprint Dates
Hi Tony
I have a list of reprinted SA low value dates from 2011 if you contact me on this email address I can send you a spreadsheet of them.

Melvyn43@gmail.com

Melvyn[/list]
  Topic: New Windsor Books of six stamps "MCIL/M17L"
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 3:11 pm   Subject: New Windsor Books of six stamps "MCIL/M17L"
I have just received my books from Tallents House and find that the quality of the stamps produced by Walsall is again poor, due to the white speckled effect as you can see in the image. For an establ ...
  Topic: DK Red - New Font.
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 16
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:03 am   Subject: DK Red - New Font.
Hi Dave
Would appreciate a confirmation if they are please and the date of the Sheet, and I will do the same if I find any also.
Regards
Melvyn
  Topic: DK Red - New Font.
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 4:38 pm   Subject: DK Red - New Font.
Hi
There has not been any issued yet by DLR, only Walsall have printed the new dark red up to now.
  Topic: SG Specialised Part 2 - error list
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 3
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:01 pm   Subject: SG Specialised Part 2 - error list
Hi Scott
Sent the list now.
  Topic: 2015 Machin Issues
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 7
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Apr 13, 2016 8:39 pm   Subject: 2015 Machin Issues
Hi

I have a lot of information relating to the dull phosphors and dates, I am selling them on ebay at the moment, here is a item number of one of them 311581266569 then you can see my sales, they h ...
  Topic: SG Specialised Part 2 - error list
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 3
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Apr 13, 2016 8:34 pm   Subject: SG Specialised Part 2 - error list
Hi
I have a 2011 May update if that's any help I was not aware of any later ones. If you want it send me your email address and I will forward a copy over to you.
Regards
Melvyn
  Topic: IS shifts and missing code letters ...
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 9
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 2:10 pm   Subject: IS shifts and missing code letters ...
Hi
That is quite an extreme one, and good to have but there is no system to note the different shift movement in terms of measurement but only shift direction. My personnel preference is with Deegam ...
  Topic: IS shifts and missing code letters ...
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 3:22 pm   Subject: IS shifts and missing code letters ...
Hi
Here is a ISN
http://i1194.photobucket.com/albums/aa362/mdixon43/Ebay%20Sale%20Images/2013ISNTBOOKSINGLE1st_zps0774402d.jpghttp://i1194.photobucket.com/albums/aa362/mdixon43/Ebay%20Sale%20Images/ ...
  Topic: IS shifts and missing code letters ...
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 2:29 pm   Subject: IS shifts and missing code letters ...
Hi
I think the Overprint shifts should be kept as simple as possible otherwise it gets too complicated, the Deegam coding which as you know is based off the compass settings N.S.E.W points is a perfe ...
  Topic: IS shifts and missing code letters ...
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:18 pm   Subject: IS shifts and missing code letters ...
Hi
Can you tell me exactly what you are wanting to see, is it examples of what ISN etc shifts look like.
  Topic: Let's get something moving - tell me about your collection..
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 14
Views: 17870

PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:09 am   Subject: Let's get something moving - tell me about your collection..
Hi everyone. I have the full collection of UK first day cover stamps, dating back to around 1966 all the way through to the present day. I have now come to a point where I would like to sell my collec ...
  Topic: Let's get something moving - tell me about your collection..
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:00 am   Subject: So, let me see just what you guys are doing
Hi Ralph
As a school boy I belonged to a stamp club, buying little packets off another child who had the forsight to make money off us all, I even exchanged my precious Marvel comics for them, a real ...
  Topic: Text shifts on Machin 2nd Class Post & Go stamps
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:46 pm   Subject: Post & Go Printing Errors
Hi
I can't help and wonder why everyone is so caught up in these printing anomalies, it appears that the phosphor band errors are totally forgotten about, there are many band errors on the base label ...
  Topic: smudged / smeared lettering on security NVI
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:59 pm   Subject: smudged / smeared lettering on security NVI
Hi Trev
Glad to be of help
Melvyn
  Topic: smudged / smeared lettering on security NVI
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:32 pm   Subject: smudged / smeared lettering on security NVI
Hi
Your reference to the smudged writing is what I take it you may be referring to the overprint words "Royal Mail" and if so it may be that they are the earlier stamps which was not as cl ...
  Topic: Jubilee Miniature Sheet Overprints.
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 7:29 pm   Subject: DLR sheets
Hi Dave
I will let you know if I come across them at my post office sources that I go to, the Royal Mail at Tallents house may still have them, if you want to take a chance.

Melvyn
  Topic: Jubilee Miniature Sheet Overprints.
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 4:47 pm   Subject: Jubilee Miniature Sheet Overprints.
Hi
Here is another consideration regarding the sheets in Deegam's report is the following mention

"A curious error doubles the brown lettering and
service indicator on the Wilding stamp on s ...
  Topic: Machin Security Slits
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 7
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed May 16, 2012 8:10 am   Subject: Security Slits
Hi Dave
I think to much emphasis has been placed on these Tabs in the past and what collectors have missed is the relation of the Walsall Types to the Perforation shape, like the previous Gold self- ...
  Topic: Machin Security Slits
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Fri May 04, 2012 8:11 am   Subject: Security Slits
Hi John
Yes I do know all about the Security Tabs, in fact there are perforations variations also associated with these Tabs, and they are not just applicable to 2010, but go back to 2009 - present. ...
  Topic: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:37 pm   Subject: NVI Security Stamp Year Codes
Hi Everyone
It has been some time since I updated the Spreadsheet, the reason is in that SG has decided to recode these Issues, therefore I thought that I would give anyone who would like a copy to e ...
  Topic: Security Stamp Year Codes Gripe
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Thu May 26, 2011 10:22 am   Subject: Security Stamp Year Codes Gripe
Hi Dave
That is not a problem, very interesting comments about the Locomotives booklet, there was a Locomotive classic book due to be released on that date 12/04/2011 but it has been put back until A ...
  Topic: Security Stamp Year Codes Gripe
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed May 25, 2011 10:35 am   Subject: Security Stamp Year Codes Gripe
Hi Dave
For a while I thought that it was only happening to me, and that it was my personalty that was at fault. Tallents House personnel are actually quite good, but they cannot guarantee what you m ...
  Topic: Security Stamp Year Codes Gripe
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Tue May 24, 2011 12:55 pm   Subject: Security Stamp Year Codes Gripe
Hi Everyone
It has been some time since I logged onto the site, mainly because of the new 2011 Year code stock, it seems that these stamps are in circulation much quicker than the 2010 Issues were, ...
  Topic: 2010 Specialise Stamp Cat QEII Decimal Definitive Vol 4 P2
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 3:04 pm   Subject: 2010 Specialise Stamp Cat QEII Decimal Definitive Vol 4 P2
Hi
Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of stamps according to SG, nothing to report on the specialised catalogue, however I understand that the concise catalogue for 2011 has some new revised NV ...
  Topic: 2010 Specialise Stamp Cat QEII Decimal Definitive Vol 4 P2
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:02 am   Subject: 2010 Specialise Stamp Cat QEII Decimal Definitive Vol 4 P2
Alex
This was what I thought also, far better to have something than none at all. I am still finding mistakes above the list they produced, and I am keeping a log of them to place onto the list I su ...
  Topic: 2010 Specialise Stamp Cat QEII Decimal Definitive Vol 4 P2
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:56 pm   Subject: 2010 Specialise Stamp Cat QEII Decimal Definitive Vol 4 P2
[quote]we are happy to refund the cost of the catalogue, should you wish.

Hi Alex
I was offered this but had to return the Catalogue, is this the same in your case.
  Topic: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 31
Views: 43236

PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:35 am   Subject: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Hi Marc
You have a point with the issue without the overprint, however I am sure we could adapt to include any anomalies such as this one, this is what a good coding system should be. I will have a t ...
  Topic: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sat Mar 12, 2011 11:59 am   Subject: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Hi Charlie
I think it depends on which coding system you use and the level of collecting you want to take, Stanley Gibbons has two Documentation sources as you know the Concise for basic codes and t ...
  Topic: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2011 8:29 pm   Subject: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
The reason why the name security stamps came about is in that the Royal Mail decided to implement a new style of stamp to eliminate the re-use of uncancelled stamps, hence the Security Tab which was d ...
  Topic: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 12:30 pm   Subject: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Dave is correct when applying numbers zeros's must be applied to single digit numbers for database's otherwise the sorting function become erratic in sequence when using a filter. Like the rest of the ...
  Topic: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Geordie-Dad

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Views: 43236

PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 11:46 am   Subject: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Hi Marc
You seem to have the basic idea and to introduce a new coding system seems quite daunting, the more you look at various past issues the more complicated it seems to get, one point you mention ...
  Topic: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 31
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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 3:14 pm   Subject: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Hi Dave
I can see that this post is going to generate some discussion, in answer to your question about DOP issues, I will collect any variable additions to any one stamp so the code set up in my las ...
  Topic: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 2:02 pm   Subject: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Sorry to be so long in replying Marc, I think that a new numbering system is on the cards especially with the year codes now included with the Security NVI Issues. I must agree with you Dave that it w ...
  Topic: HV coils 2009 ...
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2011 10:15 am   Subject: HV coils 2009 ...
Hi
I wondered that myself, I have a cover also, when I inquired about obtaining another a couple of weeks ago, I was told that there were none left.
And if this is what he is after there is no chanc ...
  Topic: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Geordie-Dad

Replies: 31
Views: 43236

PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 5:07 pm   Subject: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
That's right, in fact it can be quite difficult to distinguish the hidden codes, especially the "S" & "T" book issues. I had a used stamp one day and actually thought I had fou ...
  Topic: HV coils 2009 ...
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 2:31 pm   Subject: HV coils 2009 ...
Can you be more precise like codes description etc
  Topic: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Geordie-Dad

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2011 2:28 pm   Subject: New Spreadsheet for Security Tab NVI Issues
Hi Dave
The reason why this is mentioned is in that the first original books issued had a very blue cast over the Queen's Head, however the later 2009 books now have a white cast and when you compare ...
 
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