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

SGY1688-Y1803 Queen Elizabeth II decimal definitives (37p - £5)

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.
37p

37p bright mauve

Y16972BE, H, W (P)15x14
Y17562BW (L)15x14
37p

Y16982BD (P)15x14
37p

Y1699CBD (P)15x14
38p

38p rosine

Y17002BE (P)15x14
38p

38p ultramarine

Y17012BD,W (P)15x14
Y1701a2BW (P)14
39p

39p bright magenta

Y17022BE, H (P)15x14
39p

39p grey

Y17032BD (P)15x14
40p

40p deep azure

Y17042BD (P)15x14
40p

Y17052BD (P)15x14
41p

41p grey-brown

Y17062BE, H (P)15x14
Y1707 1ppQ (P)15x14
Y1757 12BW (L)15x14
Y1757Ea2BQ (L)15x14
1 The illustration shows a grey-brown stamp: these 2 stamps are described as drab
41p

41p rosine

Y17082BD (P)15x14
42p

Y17092BD (P)15x14
43p

43p olive-brown

Y17102BE (P)15x14
Y17112BH (P)15x14
Y1711a2BW (P)14
43p

Y17122BD (P)15x14
44p

44p grey-brown

Y17132BD (P)15x14
44p

Y17142BD (P)15x14
45p

45p bright mauve

Y17152BD (P)15x14
46p

Y17162BD (P)15x14
47p

Y17172BD (P)15x14
49p

Y17182BD (P)15x14
50p

50p ochre

Y17192BE, H (P)15x14
60p

60p dull blue-grey

Y17582BW (L)15x14
63p

63p light emerald

Y17202BE, H, W (P)15x14
Y17592BW (L)15x14
64p

64p turquoise-green

Y17212BD, W (P)15x14
65p

65p greenish blue

Y17222BD (P)15x14
68p

Y17232BD (P)15x14
72p

Y17242BD (P)15x14
£1

£1 bluish violet

Y17252BE, H (P)15x14
£1.50p

Y17262BD (P)15x14
£1.50p

£1.50 terracotta

Y1800-E, D (R)15x14
£2

Y17272BD (P)15x14
£2

£2 dull blue

Y1801-E, D (R)15x14
£3

Y17282BD (P)15x14
£3

£3 dull violet

Y1802-E, D (R)15x14
£5

Y17292BD (P)15x14
£5

£5 brown

Y1803-E, D (R)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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