Peter's GB Stamp Album

British stamps from 1924 to date. If you are interested in buying any stamps illustrated on these pages, please make a note of the SG catalogue number(s) and go to my price list:

Price lists

SGY1667-Y1755 Queen Elizabeth II decimal definitives (1p - 36p)

all stamps are 21mm x 24mm

Note: Stamps are similar in design to earlier Machin definitives but have one elliptical perforation on each vertical side
Values 1p to £5 issued since 27th April 1993
ValueSG #Phosphor*Printer**Perfs.
1p

1p crimson

Y16672BE,H,Q (P)15x14
Y17432BQ (L)15x14
2p

2p deep green

Y16682BE,H,Q (P)15x14
4p

4p blue

Y16692BE,H (P)15x14
5p

5p dull red-brown

Y16702BE,H (P)15x14
6p

6p yellow-olive

Y1671 2BE,H (P)15x14
Y1748 2BQ (L)15x14
7p

7p grey

Y16722BD (P)15x14
7p

Y16732BD (P)15x14
8p

8p yellow

Y16742BD (P)15x14
9p

Y16752BD (P)15x14
10p

10p dull orange

Y16762BE,H (P)15x14
Y1676a2BW (P)14
Y17492BQ (L)15x14
19p

19p bistre

Y1677CBD,H (P)15x14
Y1678RBW (P)14
Y1750LBQ (L)15x14
Y1750EaRBQ (L)15x14
20p

20p turquoise-green

Y16792BE (P)15x14
20p

20p bright green

Y1680CBH,Q (P)15x14
Y1681RBH (P)15x14
Y16822BD (P)15x14
Y1751CBQ (L)15x14
25p

25p rose-red

Y1683 ppH (P)15x14
Y16842BE,H (P)15x14
Y17522BQ,W (L)15x14
26p

26p red-brown

Y16852BH,Q (P)15x14
Y17532BQ (L)15x14
29p

29p grey

Y16872BE (P)15x14
30p

30p deep olive-grey

Y16882BE,H,W (P)15x14
Y17542BQ (L)15x14
31p

31p deep mauve

Y16892BE,H (P)15x14
33p

33p grey-green

Y16902BD (P)15x14
34p

Y16912BD (P)15x14
35p

35p yellow

Y16922BE (P)15x14
Y1693ppH (P)15x14
Y17552BQ,W (L)15x14
35p

Y16942BD (P)15x14
35p

Y1695CBE (P)15x14
35p

Y16962BE (P)15x14

* Phosphor issues. Stamps are printed with: (2B) 2 phosphor bands, (CB) centre band, (LB or RB) left or right bands, or on (pp) phosphorised paper.

** Stamps are printed by (E) Joh. Enshede en Zonen, (H) Harrison & Sons later (D) De La Rue, (Q) Questa Colour Security Printers, (W) Walsall Security Printers or (JW) John Waddington Security Print.

** Printing methods used are (P) photogravure, (R) recess or (L) lithography.

Phosphor bands are printed vertically on the face of the stamp and are visible under UV radiation or at an oblique angle to a light source. Some values occur with the phosphor missing. Such varieties are not mentioned here.

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