At the Autumn Stampex I bought a Collector Strip from the Jersey Machine, with the
Indeed, an error had been made on my part, brought about by my not having my wits about me. I had not, as I thought, made the wrong purchases but I hadn't spotted - until Monday morning, that is - that the Jersey Machine had issued a Guernsey Strip but with the Jersey datastring.
Had I been more alert, of course, I would have bought a few and then informed the Staff of the wrong roll in the machine. But I wasn't so I didn't. But I shall be more alert in future.
I have, from time to time, looked on ebay to see if anyone is selling these Errors but either they aren't or I've missed them.
The moral of the story - if I needed to remind you - is to look closely at everything you buy, as soon as you can. Had our reporter bought more he could have sold them on eBay or to me for our regular customers, and could have paid for his trip from Yorkshire to London several times over!