Missing colour - 10p Shire Horse

by StephenHarvey
(Reading, UK)

I have a 10p Shire Horse QEII, circa 1979. Having been in printing industry, I couldn't help notice something odd, Red was missing. I only noticed as I had several of the same stamp on envelopes which I was given from the a editor of Motor Cycle News Advertising Dept. I also noticed the horse had four ears. This would happen as a few run sheets were not been removed before colour registration is exactly accurate and imposition before full run commences, hence a colour was missing too. A typical pressmans oversight.

I have researched this on Stanley Gibbons catalogue but it is unlisted. A dealer I showed did offer we £300 it. Any comments

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