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Colour and Perforation Shifts

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  • 1960 Europa 1/6. SHIFT OF BROWN. SG 622var.

    1960 Europa 1/6. SHIFT OF BROWN. SG 622var.

    £45.00

    Unmounted mint single with downward shift of brown, resulting in "white scrolls". Illustrated with normal at right.

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  • SG 649 var. 1964 Shakespeare 1/6 SHIFT OF PURPLE. (ord). SOLD

    SG 649 var. 1964 Shakespeare 1/6 SHIFT OF PURPLE. (ord). SOLD

    £225.00

    A fine unmounted mint single example of the "classic" colour shift error the "White Knight". The appearance due to a shift of purple colour to right. Illustrated with normal at right.

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  • 1964 Geographical 4d (phos). PERFORATION SHIFT & TWO BAND VARIETY. SG 652p var

    1964 Geographical 4d (phos). PERFORATION SHIFT & TWO BAND VARIETY. SG 652p var

    £110.00

    A fine unmounted mint horizontal pair. The perforation shift has a marked visual effect cutting through Queen's portrait tablet and ingress of marginal arrow into design of left hand stamp. Another significant effect is to produce a two phosphor ban

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  • 1965 ITU 1/6 (phos). SHIFT OF PINK. SG 684p var

    1965 ITU 1/6 (phos). SHIFT OF PINK. SG 684p var

    £50.00

    Unmounted mint single with 7mm DOWNWARD SHIFT OF PINK. Illustrated with normal at right.

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  • 1966 World Cup 6d (ord). SHIFT OF BLACK. SG 694 var

    1966 World Cup 6d (ord). SHIFT OF BLACK. SG 694 var

    £35.00

    Unmounted mint single with SHIFT OF BLACK to left. Illustrated with normal at right.

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  • 1966 Technology 1/6 (phos). SHIFT OF BLACK plus Head Postmaster letter. SG 704p var. SOLD

    1966 Technology 1/6 (phos). SHIFT OF BLACK plus Head Postmaster letter. SG 704p var. SOLD

    £35.00

    Unmounted mint cylinder block of six with upward shift of black. Shift most noticeable with Queen's head protruding above top of background and pylon floating high. Supplied with copy of letter from Head Postmaster detailing the error and the criteri

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  • 1966 Hastings 4d (phos). SHIFT OF DEEP BLUE. SG 705/10d var

    1966 Hastings 4d (phos). SHIFT OF DEEP BLUE. SG 705/10d var

    £95.00

    Unmounted mint folded se-tenant strip of six. Downward shift of deep blue results in marked and  very visual effects on all stamps. Illustrsted with normal below.

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  • 1967 EFTA 9d (phos). SHIFT OF BROWN. SG 715p var.

    1967 EFTA 9d (phos). SHIFT OF BROWN. SG 715p var.

    £45.00

    Unmounted mint marfginal single with large downward SHIFT OF BROWN (trucks cargo). Illustrated with normal below.

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  • 1967 EFTA 1/6 (ord). SHIFT OF NEW BLUE. SG 716 var. SOLD

    1967 EFTA 1/6 (ord). SHIFT OF NEW BLUE. SG 716 var. SOLD

    £35.00

    Unmounted mint single with upward SHIFT OF NEW BLUE. (Finnish and Swedish flags). Illustrated with normal below.

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  • 1967 Christmas 1/6. SHIFT OF GOLD & SHIFT OF PHOSPHOR. SG 758 var

    1967 Christmas 1/6. SHIFT OF GOLD & SHIFT OF PHOSPHOR. SG 758 var

    £40.00

    Unmounted mint horizontal pair with shift of gold to left (Queen's head and inscription). Also a shift of phosphor resulting in "broad" band at right (hint of phosphor on perforation tips at left). Illustrated with normal pair below.

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  • 1969 Anniversaries 1/6. SHIFT OF GREEN UPWARD. SG 794 var

    1969 Anniversaries 1/6. SHIFT OF GREEN UPWARD. SG 794 var

    £30.00

    Unmounted mint single with upward SHIFT OF GREEN (Portuguese and Italian flags). Illustrated with normal at right.

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  • 1969 Cathedrals 1/6 SHIFT OF BLACK (value). SG 801 var. SOLD

    1969 Cathedrals 1/6 SHIFT OF BLACK (value). SG 801 var. SOLD

    £90.00

    1969 Cathedrals 1/6. Unmounted mint single SHIFT OF BLACK (value). SG 801 var 

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  • 1970 Cottages 9d. SHIFT OF GREY. SG 816 var.

    1970 Cottages 9d. SHIFT OF GREY. SG 816 var.

    £50.00

    Unmounted mint single with large shift of grey (Queen's head) to left. Illustrated with normal at right.

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  • 1970 Anniversaries 5d. SHIFT OF GOLD. Cylinder block of eight. SG 819 var

    1970 Anniversaries 5d. SHIFT OF GOLD. Cylinder block of eight. SG 819 var

    £250.00

    Fine unmounted mint cylinder block of eight with large downward shift of gold (Queen's head). The shift of 1B gold cylinder number is such that it now "diappears" and is almost perfectly superimposed on 1C blue cylinder number. Supplied and illust

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  • 1976 Reformers 8½p. RARE PERFORATION AND COLOUR SHIFT. SG 1001 var. SOLD

    1976 Reformers 8½p. RARE PERFORATION AND COLOUR SHIFT. SG 1001 var. SOLD

    £125.00

    A fine unmounted mint single with extremely scarce double error showing the shift of grey "double hands" error in combination with shift of horizontal perforations resulting in value being transposed to upper right corner. Illustrated with normal at

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  • 1979 Spring Flowers 11p. SHIFT OF SILVER Cylinder block. SG 1081 var.SOLD

    1979 Spring Flowers 11p. SHIFT OF SILVER Cylinder block. SG 1081 var.SOLD

    £30.00

    1979 Spring Flowers 11p. UM cylinder block of nine with SHIFT OF SILVER to left. Shift reflected in shift of silver 1F cylinder no.

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  • SG 1302 var. 1985 Films 34p. Silver shift error.

    SG 1302 var. 1985 Films 34p. Silver shift error.

    £45.00

    A fine unmounted mint single with downward shift of silver. Queen's head now appears beneath value.

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