Stanley Gibbons GB Concise 2016

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Stanley Gibbons Great Britain Stamp Catalogue lists and prices all British stamps from 1840 to March 2016.

Every different stamp design is illustrated in full colour.

Listings include changes of watermark, perforation, shade and phosphor.

First day covers, Royal Mail postage labels, Post Office (PHQ) Cards, presentation packs, booklets, postage dues, regionals, official stamps, postal fiscals, PO telegraph stamps and Post Office label sheets (Smilers) all listed and priced.

Gutter Pairs and “Traffic light” Gutter Pairs listed and priced in mint sets.

First Day Covers for Special Issues from 1924 and for King Edward VIII, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth definitives.

Prestige Booklet panes included for Queen Elizabeth II.

All British Post Office special First Day of Issue postmarks are illustrated and priced on cover.

Quick reference diagrams for listed Machin decimal booklet panes.

Visible plate numbers listed for Victorian stamps.

Unmounted and mounted mint prices given for stamps issued between 1887 and 1935 and on-cover prices from 1840 to 1911.

Major errors, including double or missing colours, imperforates, missing phosphors and embossing and watermark errors listed and priced.

Helpful introductory section providing philatelic definitions and guidance for the collector.

Comprehensive indexes of Machin definitive.

Commemorative Design Index.

Useful table of postage rates contemporary with NVIs.

Inverted, reversed and sideways watermarks are listed and priced.

Includes simplified listings of specimen overprints.

Post Office Yearbooks and Year Packs.

Recently discovered errors and new items now listed.

Post & Go stamps fully listed with helpful background information and comprehensive notes on the various machines, inscription types, date codes and errors.

Paperback
475 Pages
Full Colour