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Phosphor & Embossing Errors Selected Items

This section contains various phosphor and embossing errors and varieties in multiples and other "premium" pieces.

  • 1963 Lifeboat 1/6 (phos). Error PHOSPHOR ON FRONT & GUMMED SIDE. SG 641p var.

    1963 Lifeboat 1/6 (phos). Error PHOSPHOR ON FRONT & GUMMED SIDE. SG 641p var.

    £160.00

    A fine unmounted mint single with phosphor bands on front and on gummed side. Quite likely the scarcest of all the phosphor on both sides varieties. The three bands on the gummed side are the boldest I have seen on any such variety and the react

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  • 1963 Red Cross 3d. Error Two Phosphor Bands. Cylinder block. SG Spec WP37b. SOLD

    1963 Red Cross 3d. Error Two Phosphor Bands. Cylinder block. SG Spec WP37b. SOLD

    £170.00

    A fine unmounted mint cylinder block of four with error Two Phosphor Bands instead of three. Listed in Gibbons Spec. Vol 3 but unpriced. These are two distinct bands on each stamp with no evidence of any other encroachment. A phosphor band also runni

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  • 1968 Christmas 4d THRISSELL printing. MISSING PHOSPHOR. Cyl. block. SOLD

    1968 Christmas 4d THRISSELL printing. MISSING PHOSPHOR. Cyl. block. SOLD

    £100.00

    An unmounted mint cylinder block of six 1968 Christmas THRISSELL printing, folded along vertical perforations between columns 1 and 2.  THe missing phosphor on the THRISSELL printing as opposed to REMBRANDT printing is very scarce.

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  • 1969 Concorde 4d. LEFT BAND OMITTED. SG Spec. W151e. SOLD

    1969 Concorde 4d. LEFT BAND OMITTED. SG Spec. W151e. SOLD

    £45.00

    A fine unmounted mint marginal pair with left hand stamp demonstrating LEFT BAND OMITTED error.

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  • 1969 Christmas 5d SHIFT OF EMBOSSING. SG 813 var.

    1969 Christmas 5d SHIFT OF EMBOSSING. SG 813 var.

    £32.00

    An attractive unmounted mint marginal block of four with marked shift of embossing downwards and to left. Affects the Queen's head and Star. Shift is sufficient that the embossed head is now completely clear of the gold Queen's head.

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  • 1970 Philympia 5d. ERROR BROAD BAND LEFT. Cyl. block SG Spec. W195c

    1970 Philympia 5d. ERROR BROAD BAND LEFT. Cyl. block SG Spec. W195c

    £90.00

    Fine unmounted mint cylinder block of four with error BROAD BAND LEFT. Interestingly the phosphor in left hand column extends down to bottom of margin but in right hand column stops just below lower row.

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  • 1971 Ulster Paintings 9p. ERROR ONE BROAD PHOSPHOR BAND. Cyl. block. SG Spec W199c

    1971 Ulster Paintings 9p. ERROR ONE BROAD PHOSPHOR BAND. Cyl. block. SG Spec W199c

    £95.00

    A fine unmounted mint cylinder block of six with ONE BROAD PHOSPHOR BAND error. An atteractive block with the p18 phosphor number clearly visible to naked eye printed on lower left stamp.

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  • 1971 Christmas 7½p. EMBOSSING DOUBLE. SG 896Ef. BPA Certificate.

    1971 Christmas 7½p. EMBOSSING DOUBLE. SG 896Ef. BPA Certificate.

    £250.00

    1971 Christmas 7½p. UM cylinder block with error EMBOSSING DOUBLE. As described in SG Spec. Vol. 5. The embossing in the normal position was so feint that the sheet was put through the machine again and received a much heavier and misplaced (d

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  • 1972 Churches 4p. MISSING PHOSPHOR & EMBOSSING. SG 905Eya var. BPA Certificate

    1972 Churches 4p. MISSING PHOSPHOR & EMBOSSING. SG 905Eya var. BPA Certificate

    £275.00

    Unmounted mint traffic light block (possibly unique) with error MISSING PHOSPHOR & EMBOSSING. Now listed in Gibbon's Concise Catalogue. BPA Certificate.

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  • 1972 Churches 9p. Cylinder block of four MISSING PHOSPHOR.

    1972 Churches 9p. Cylinder block of four MISSING PHOSPHOR.

    £30.00

    A fine unmounted mint cylinder block of four, error MISSING PHOSPHOR. SG 908Ey.

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  • 1972 BBC 7½p. Cylinder block of six. MISSING PHOSPHOR.

    1972 BBC 7½p. Cylinder block of six. MISSING PHOSPHOR.

    £55.00

    A fine unmounted mint cylinder block of six, error MISSING PHOSPHOR. SG Spec 911Ey.

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  • 1973 Cricket 7½p. Cylinder pair MISSING PHOSPHOR. SG 929b

    1973 Cricket 7½p. Cylinder pair MISSING PHOSPHOR. SG 929b

    £130.00

    A fine unmounted mint cylinder pair. Error MISSING "All Over" Phosphor. SG Spec. 929b

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  • 1973 Inigo Jones. Set of 4 values MISSING PHOSPHOR. SG 935/38b SOLD

    1973 Inigo Jones. Set of 4 values MISSING PHOSPHOR. SG 935/38b SOLD

    £700.00

    A pristine unmounted mint set in unfolded se-tenant pairs MISSING PHOSPHOR

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  • SG 2026Eay. 1998 Queen's Beasts. MISSING PHOSPHOR. First Day Cover

    SG 2026Eay. 1998 Queen's Beasts. MISSING PHOSPHOR. First Day Cover

    £25.00

    A fine illustrated First Day Cover with 1998 Queen's Beasts 26p se-tenant strip of 5 MISSING PHOSPHOR.

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  • SG 2026Eay. 1998 Queen's Beasts. MISSING PHOSPHOR. Gutter block. SOLD

    SG 2026Eay. 1998 Queen's Beasts. MISSING PHOSPHOR. Gutter block. SOLD

    £45.00

    Fine unmounted mint unfolded gutter block.

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  • SG 2137 var. 2000 64p Water & Coast MISSING PHOSPHOR Unique Plate block.

    SG 2137 var. 2000 64p Water & Coast MISSING PHOSPHOR Unique Plate block.

    £1200.00

    Only 67 examples of the 2000 64p Water & Coast known to exist with error MISSING PHOSPHOR. Unlisted by Gibbons but listed in "Stoneham" catalogue. This the unique plate block of six. Fine unmounted mint.

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