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Any help in completing the below work would be appreciated copies of full tickets etc

 

Betting tickets were stamped with a duty die

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d Issued 1st January 1916

 

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Followed by the d Typo Issued c1916

D I Smith Collection

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1d Issued 1st January 1916

There are three Die transfer flaws I can find which occur on all known copies

1. Lower left of U of DUTY

2. Left vertical leg of M of STAMP week

3. Inner frame break lower left of shield

 

Typo

 

     

      Die I                                    Die I Type II Break to inner frame

     

     

            

                                     

 

               

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Litho

Early 1917

Type I    Type II

NOTES

1.  All catalogues list a d in the above 1d die as being issued pre printed as a betting ticket.

 

2.  All catalogues list a d perf 12x11 on Crown over A watermarked paper as being used stuck on a betting ticket.

 

In fact not a single d copy has been sighted on a full or part ticket. Studies continue.

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August 1917

   

   

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1922

     

Break bottom frame [right copy]

All recorded copies of this 2d are die II [TWO PENCE 12mm]

Issued date therefore is 1922 contrary to all published works stating 1917-20

      

Left stamp 2d Grey unlisted colour

Right stamp pre cancel X

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1921

Master Die Proof

Issued Stamps

         

 

         

Top of right frame damaged

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Full Tickets 

70mm x 100mm

 

Left copy without three digit audit number

      

Left copy without three digit audit number

   

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Decimal 1966

     

Without three digit audit number

      

 

     

Some tickets found with bookmakers picture on reverse

 

     

 

 

 

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Plate reconstruction

 

 

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