My 50th Anniversary columns for Linn's Stamp News - For my last Great Britain columns for *Linn's Stamp News*, I decided to go out with a bang and summarize the history of the Machins in a format that would...
Thursday, 8 October 2009
Thanks to Richard P for pictures of a new setting of the cover of the 1st class booklet of 12.
At first it looks as if the printing has shifted to the left, the figure 1 being cut by the fold. But a measurement of the gap between the upright of the 1 and the edge of the colon (to:) on the back reveals a reduction of about 6mm. (I don't have the actual booklets but an onscreen measurement reveals a reduction of about 37%.)
I'm told these books come from a new printing from cylinder W5 and are available in post offices now.