GB 1989 Machin NVI Definitives Aug 1989

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  • Issue Date : 22nd August 1989
  • Designed by : Arnold Machin
  • Printed by : Harrison & Sons Ltd
  • Print Process : Photogravure
  • Perforations : 15 x 14
  • First Machins without values. "1st" and "2nd" refer to the postal services each stamp is valid for. (In theory this avoids the need to keep introducing new stamps as postage rates change over time.)

  • On introduction 2nd Class was 14p and 1st Class was 19p. A rate increase took place on 2nd October 1989.
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