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Dakota
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28 Feb 2016
08:05:11pm

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Can any of our British experts tell from this scan if this is Scott# 239 or 262?Image Not Found

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cocollectibles
28 Feb 2016
08:46:45pm
re: Need help identifying this British stamp

I would say that is Scott 262 as the background is lighter than for 239 (see below from a recent item listed on eBay).

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Dakota
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28 Feb 2016
08:52:24pm

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re: Need help identifying this British stamp

That's what I suspected.

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malcolm197
22 Mar 2016
02:31:59pm
re: Need help identifying this British stamp

The paler colours of these stamps were issued during World War 2. The reason usually given is that this was to economise on printers ink.

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