GB Definitives

decimal issues

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There are now three flavours available, the original full page, pre-decimal and this, the decimal issues. This is to help those devices (such as my phone) which struggle to load the full page.

Concept and design ©Nick Blackburn 2011, 2012. For the sources of individual stamp images, see image credits.

value 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
½p x841
The half-penny was discontinued in currency at the end of 1984.
1p x844 y1667
Not much of a change, but large elliptical perforations were gradually introduced as a security measure.
y1743
1½p x848
2p x849 x1000 x927  x928 x1001
The 1988 2Ps list as deep green, myrtle-green, and bright green. Probably finer distinctions than would normally concern me.
y1668
2½p x851 x854
3p x855 x930
3½p x858 x860
4p x861 x996 x933 y1669
4½p x865
5p x866 x1003 x1004 x935 y1670
5½p x868
6p x870 x936 y1671
6½p x871
7p x874 x937 y1672 y1673
7½p x877
8p x878 y1674
8½p x881
9p x882 x883 y1675
9½p x884
10p x885 x886 x940 y1676
10½p x890 x891
11p x892
11½p x942 x893
12p x895 x896 12p 2006
12½p x898
13p x944 x900
13½p x945
14p x902 x903 14p2006
15p x947 x905 sg1467
The 1990 150th anniversary is a commemoration, but, given the format, should be included.
15p2008
15½p x948
16p x908 16p2007
16½p x950
17p x951 x952 x910 17p2009
17½p x953
18p x954 x955 x913
19p x914 y1677 y1678
19½p x957
20p x915 x959 x916 sg1469 MS1501 y1679 y1680 y1751 sg2031
Three Wildings designs, 20p, 26p and 37p, were issued in booklet DX20, .
20½p x961
22p x962 x963 x917 22p2009
23p x965 x966
24p x967 x968 x969
25p x970 y1683 y1752 x917a
26p x971 x972 y1685 y1753 y1686 sg2032
27p x973 x974
28p x975 x976 x977
29p x978 x1054 sg1471 y1687
30p x980 y1688 y1754
31p x981 x982 y1689
32p x983
33p x984 y1690
34p x985 x1021 x986 sg1473 x987 y1691
35p x988 x989 y1692 y1694 y1695
36p y1696
37p x990 sg1474 y1697 sg2033 y1698 y1699
38p y1700 y1701
39p x991 y1702 y1703
40p y1704 y1705
41p y1706 y1707 y1708
42p y1709
43p y1710 y1711 y1712
44p y1713 y1714
45p y1715
46p y1716
47p y1717
48p 48p2007
49p y1718
50p x921 x922 y1719 ms2530 50p2007 50p2009
54p 54p2007
56p 56p2008 y1719d
60p y1758 60p2010
62p 62p2009
63p y1720
64p y1721
65p y1722
67p 67p2010
68p y1723 sg?
72p y1724
75p x1023 x993 x1024
76p sg?
78p 78p2007
81p 81p2008
88p 88p2010
90p 90p2009
97p 97p2010
£1 sg831b sg1026 sg1410 sg1611 y1725 ms2530 �1 2007 MS 2007 �1 2009 GB SG1 GB SG1
£1.10 sg?
£1.30 sg1026b
£1.33 sg1026c
£1.41 sg1026d
£1.46 �1.46 2010
£1.50 sg1026e sg1411 sg1612 y1800 y1726 �1.50 2009
£1.60 sg1026f
£1.65 sg?
£2 sg1027 sg1412 sg1613 y1801 y1727 �2 2009
£3 sg1613a y1802 y1728 �3 2009
£5 sg1028 sg1413 sg1614 y1803 y1729 �5 2009
£10 sg1658
1st sg1447 sg1512 sg1667 sg1789 sg1977 sg1668 sg2040 sg2077, 78, 79
The three stamps were issued in booklet DX22, Profile on Print, to illustrate printing methods.
sg2124 sg2133 sg2259 dx28
The 1st and 2nd Wildings reissues appeared in booklet DX28, A Gracious Accession.
2006 saw the introduction of Pricing in Proportion, regular and large.
sg2651 Machin Smilers 1st2009
From 2009, holes have been punched in stamps as an additional security measure. A step too far, tantamount to defacing.
DJ2 DJ1
For the 2012 Diamond Jubilee celebrations, a new 1st class definitive colour, another Wilding and stamps showing the Queen as depicted on various banknotes and coins have been issued.
2nd sg1445 sg1511 sg1664 sg1976 sg2039 sg2258 sg2650 2nd2009
1st large sg2653 1stL2009
2nd large sg2652 2ndL2009
E sg1669 sg2358 Eur 2010
W sg2359 sg2357a
The 2003 stamp is for letters worldwide, 2004 for postcards worldwide.
WW 2010
Recorded recorded 2009 recorded 2009 recorded 2010 recorded 2009
Special delivery SD 2010 SD 2010
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value 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013


Notes Pack

  1. At the time of the page split (Feb 2012), the definities on sale (as included in the Definitives Presentation Pack) were:
    1p, 2p, 5p, 9p, 10p, 20p, 60p, 67p, 88p, 97p, £1.46, Recorded (regular and large), 2 x Europes, 3 x Worldwides, 1st and 2nd (regular and large).
    The pack sells for a rather astonishing £17.15.
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Concept and design © Nick Blackburn 2011, 2012. For the sources of individual stamp images, see image credits.


page split 18th February 2012