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Colour and Perforation Shifts

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

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

    £350.00

    A fine unmounted mint marginal 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. SOLD

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

    £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 band

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  • 1965 Battle of Britain 1/3 (ord). DOWNWARD SHIFT OF BLACK. SG 678 var.

    1965 Battle of Britain 1/3 (ord). DOWNWARD SHIFT OF BLACK. SG 678 var.

    £275.00

    Unmounted mint single with large and visually dramatic shift of black downwards. Illustrated with normal at right.

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  • 1965 Post Office Tower 1/3 (ord). SHIFT OF YELLOW GREEN. SG 680 var. SOLD

    1965 Post Office Tower 1/3 (ord). SHIFT OF YELLOW GREEN. SG 680 var. SOLD

    £35.00

    Unmounted mint marginal single with UPWARD SHIFT OF YELLOW GREEN. Illustrated and supplied with normal at right.

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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. SOLD

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

    £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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  • 1966 Hastings 1/3 (ord). DOWNWARD SHIFT OF OLIVE GREEN. SG 712 var

    1966 Hastings 1/3 (ord). DOWNWARD SHIFT OF OLIVE GREEN. SG 712 var

    £45.00

    Unmounted mint single with striking DOWNWARD SHIFT OF OLIVE GREEN. Illustrated and supplied 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.

    £35.00

    Unmounted mint marginal single with downward shift of brown (trucks now white, 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 E.F.T.A 1/6 (ord). SHIFT OF BLUE GREY. SG 716 var

    1967 E.F.T.A 1/6 (ord). SHIFT OF BLUE GREY. SG 716 var

    £45.00

    Unmounted mint marginal single with DOWNWARD SHIFT OF BLUE GREY. Shift results in aircraft fuselage appearing white. At first glance appears to be missing blue grey. On inspection the blue grey colur can be seen overprinted on background beneath fuse

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  • 1967 Paintings 4d. PERFORATING COMB ERROR. SG 748var.

    1967 Paintings 4d. PERFORATING COMB ERROR. SG 748var.

    £60.00

    Unmounted mint single with dramatic and visual perforation error as a consequence of extra strike of perforating comb. Supplied and illustrated with normal at right.

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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

    £60.00

    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 5d. SHIFT OF LEMON YELLOW. SG 815 var. SOLD

    1970 Cottages 5d. SHIFT OF LEMON YELLOW. SG 815 var. SOLD

    £15.00

    Unmounted mint single with SHIFT OF YELLOW (chimney pots) to left. Illustrated and supplied with normal at right.

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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 Cottages 1/6. SHIFT OF LILAC upward. SG 818 var.

    1970 Cottages 1/6. SHIFT OF LILAC upward. SG 818 var.

    £45.00

    Fine unmounted mint single with UPWARD SHIFT OF LILAC.  At a first glance easy to miss but on inspection and with normal comparison quite marked effects can be seen, especially around door, upper and lower borders of thatched roof and at base of

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

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

    £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 illustrat

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  • 1970 Philympia 5d. SHIFT OF GREY BLACK to right. SG 835 var

    1970 Philympia 5d. SHIFT OF GREY BLACK to right. SG 835 var

    £45.00

    Fine unmounted mint single with SHIFT OF GREY BLACK to right ( 3 margin id Black) such that margin of 1d Black now overlaps light brown background. Illustrated and supplied with normal at right for comparison.

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  • 1970 Christmas 5d. PERFORATION SHIFT PAIR. SG 839b var

    1970 Christmas 5d. PERFORATION SHIFT PAIR. SG 839b var

    £55.00

    A fine unmounted mint positional horizontal pair with shift of vertical perforations. The shift also results in each stamp now having ONE BROAD BAND at right.  

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  • 1971 Christmas 3p. SHIFT OF YELLOW TO RIGHT. SG 895 var.

    1971 Christmas 3p. SHIFT OF YELLOW TO RIGHT. SG 895 var.

    £40.00

    Fine unmounted mint single with shift of yellow to right. The effect of the shift is that many elements of the stained glass window that were white are now yellow and those that were yellow are now white. Illustrated and supplied with normal at right

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  • 1972 Explorers 3p. SHIFT OF ROSE progressive strip. SG 897 var

    1972 Explorers 3p. SHIFT OF ROSE progressive strip. SG 897 var

    £40.00

    A superb progressive shift of rose colour (nostrils lips) in a fine unmounted mint horizontal strip of five (folded along perforations between 2/3 stamps). The shift is slight on first stamp becoming progressively more visible as move to right. An at

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  • 1972 Explorers 3p. SHIFT OF BRIGHT BLUE. SG 897 var.

    1972 Explorers 3p. SHIFT OF BRIGHT BLUE. SG 897 var.

    £22.00

    Unmounted mint single with SHIFT OF BRIGHT BLUE (eyes) downwards to left. Illustrated and supplied with normal at rigt.

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  • 1972 Churches 3p. EMERALD GREEN SHIFT. SG 904 var.

    1972 Churches 3p. EMERALD GREEN SHIFT. SG 904 var.

    £45.00

    Unmounted mint lower marginal single with very visual 4½mm SHIFT OF EMERALD GREEN to left. Illustrated and supplied with normal at right.

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  • 1973 Christmas 3½p. SHIFT OF ROSY MAUVE DOWNWARDS. SG 948 var. SOLD

    1973 Christmas 3½p. SHIFT OF ROSY MAUVE DOWNWARDS. SG 948 var. SOLD

    £45.00

    Fine unmounted mount single with large and visual downward shift of rosy mauve (hat and tunic of figure at right). Illustrated and supplied with normal at right.

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  • 1973 Christmas 3½p. SHIFT OF RED BROWN TO RIGHT. SG 948 var

    1973 Christmas 3½p. SHIFT OF RED BROWN TO RIGHT. SG 948 var

    £30.00

    Fine unmounted mint single with shift of red brown colour to right. The shift has an effect on multiple elements of the design and is particularly noticeable in it's effect on figure at left. Illustrated and supplied with normal at right.

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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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  • 1976 Printing 11p. SHIFT OF GOLD. SG 1016 var

    1976 Printing 11p. SHIFT OF GOLD. SG 1016 var

    £45.00

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

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