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Fishers Alphabet Comparator *bloocy Marvelous* Le For Sale
a look at my shop - for those items you can not find elsewhere)
the actual listed sale item(s)
Well produced little item
"Look for my
PDF version of the Book - Alphabets of Line engraved stamps"
They go Hand in Hand for correct Letter recognition
Alphabet Comparator *Blooc!y Marvellous*
STAMPS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THIS SALE
(THE ACTUAL LISTED ITEM LISTED IS A XEROX COPY)
(PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE SCANS - THANKS)
ALWAYS THE CHEAPEST ON THE NET
FIXED PRICE -
NO HIDDEN CHARGES
FREE UK POSTAGE
Non UK Address add £3.15
FREE REPLACEMENT IF LOST IN POST
Alphabet Comparator *BL@@!Y Marv*
reproduction Priced so - Every one can now afford this rare
I had waited 25 years to get my hands on an original one of
these Originals are like hens teeth
THIS SALE ITEM IS A SUPERB XEROX COPY
In Truth many a dealer has never seen one
To use this item you simply place over the check letter of
you are trying to discover the alphabet of and
SIMPLY COMPARE with all four (I. II. III or IV) alphabets
on the comparator.
The check letters are in real size, you will need a good glass
(linen tester or Magnification x 4-8)
" CHECK LETTERS A - T ARE PRESENT IN ALL FOUR ALPHABETS"
IN ACTUAL SIZE TO THE CHECK LETTER OF STAMP
MUCH EASIER TO SPOT THE TALL Is and broad Hs Etc.
Not infalible, but makes
life a lot easier.
This Alphabets Guide of the Victorian Line engraved issues.
Has examples of Alphabets I, II, III, and IV, to assist your
Note open veiwing spaces for accurate comparisons
For the 1d Red alpa 1 to 4 Victorian Line Engraved stamps
Obviously not needed for the 1d Reds - Known as the Penny
Look and learn how to distinguish the
4 different alphabets of GB line-engraved stamps.
Place transparent strip over the actual stamp, then compare
size and shape of letters.
It will allow you to place line-engraved stamps within the
correct group 12 to 131 and 132 to 204.
This is a first step to narrowing down the Plating of the
Can you find a scarce "ARCHER PLATE" SG 16b from the common
On the 2d blue's SG 20a from SG 19
Or the very scarce One Penny SG Specialised C7 from SG24.
The Queen Victoria Specialised Catalogue by SG Shows you the
huge differences by spotting the correct Alphabet
STAMPS TURN IN TO £100.00 +
JUST BY SPOTTING THE CORRECT ALPHABET
How did I manage without it?
instructions on on either side of the oversize scans,
This is a scan of each side of the xerox
One of the Two seperate credit card size gauges that you over
lay on the stamp A to J
Two of the Two seperate credit card size gauges that you over
lay on the stamp K to T
note the 8 Styles of the Q on the Gauging Plate (above)
Can you spot which
alphabet this letter Q is from
Even with a poor scan (below).
NOT TOO HARD?
Hello I'm Dora - Hmmm Elliots friend
that smug grey cat - he's colour Blind - told him
it's 1d Red
"Nice item to Buy and Own and look at"
CLEAR SCANS - TO AID YOUR offerDING
NOTHING TO HIDE - NO FUZZY SCANS
VERY SENSIBLE START PRICES
GRAB A BARGAIN
LIFETIME COLLECTION BEING
THIS SPACE ..............
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(Take a look at my
shop - for those items you can not find elsewhere
FOR NON UK BASED VIEWERS TO MY UK SHOP
and GENERAL SALES NOTES
All Major Faults such as Pinholes, Major Creases
and Tears are always Declared
I am not perfect and have been known to
miss the odd one - If not as stated please email me soonest
my Philatelic scans (stamps) are un-retouched or un-enhanced
(OTHER THAN A SLIGHT ADJUSTMENT
TO BRIGHTNESS AND CONTRAST)
Any horizontal line showing in the upper part of the scan is
usually from the stock card
ARE ALL OR PART OF THE DESCRIPTION
AS ABOVE ALWAYS WITH HIGH QUALITY SCANS
to you is:-
... The item will be what it says it is
2 ... The item description will be accurate
3 ... The item will be dispatched within a hours of clearance
Many are at "FREE ECONOMY POSTAGE" within the UK
Supplement due for a none UK addresses
Otherwise as below
*** FROM ***
Standard First Class--£1 at Your Risk
Special Delivery--£5.80 Minimum £500 Insurance
Airmail Europe--£2 Your Risk
Airmail Rest of world--£2 Your Risk
International signed for---£6.75---Tracked with signature
I am not able to guarantee the plating
of all 1d Blacks or Reds
Many plate numbers were assigned by previous
try to check a representative range - Please satisfy yourself
as to plate number before offerding
See Scans for condition, cancels, varieties etc,
IT NOW" PRICE REFLECTS "VALUE FOR MONEY" FOR THAT LISTED
takes 12/14 Days for PayPal €uro Cheques to clear – Please avoid
Please allow 6 working Days for UK cheques to clear
Accepted for UK and
ONLY BY PAYPAL
PLEASE WAIT FOR MY INVOICE BEFORE PAYING
Insist that - "ALL"
items have to be sent Insured, Signed For, or Tracked.
Or - I MAY USE A
5 DAY COURIER SERVICE - IT CAN SAVE YOU £s - WITH 100%
Courier prices (either FREE or as Stated
on Listings) - - - take precedence over the prices quoted by
DELIVERY RECORD .......
Only 1 Missing item in
10.000 Sales - to an overseas ... Gentleman?
Hmmmm ..... (Made
items are sent in a Padded envelope with stiffener if needed
or a Board Backed Envelope.
always obtain a certificate of posting.
If you want your items sent Recorded Delivery or Signed for
or Insured ..............
Please e-mail me and I will quote at cost.
I am Happy to combine Shipping costs – Over a 5 day time span
PLEASE REQUEST OR WAIT FOR AN INVOICE
REFUND ON SINGLE LOTS ONLY – ONLY IF NOT AS DESCRIBED
Mixed Lots, Collections, Bundles, Pages or Scans as seen are
offered “AS IS”
Unless “SPECIFICS” are mentioned in the Listing
Replacements are offered at our discretion
EXCLUDING ANY CDS - SIMPLY THEY ARE SO
EASY TO COPY - SORRY
Returns accepted within 14 days and are sent to us at the buyers
All goods MUST BE in original packaging, condition and unopened
If in Doubt email me
I AM HAPPY TO FILL IN ANY CLAIMS FORMS
Unfortunately “COLLECTABLES” are NOT covered if sent by recorded
Are Not covered for LOSS
Unless you take out separate insurance-
TAKE UP TO 90 DAYS TO PROCESS
(MAIL TRACKING NUMBER CAN BE
SUPPLIED - ONLY - WHEN AN ITEM IS LOST/MISSING)
SORRY JUST TOO MANY TO Do - BOY
OH BOY PAYPAL MAKE LIFE SO EASY
Being disabled I find it harder to get to the PO - BUT i SEEM
TO BE FASTER THAN MOST SUPPLIERS
I also reserve the
right to use "HERMES" A 5 Day COURIER with TRACKING
They collect every other day from me - SO - in preference too:-
ROYAL MAIL - purely for security and speed
of delivery - I may use this service
(And Always sent at buyers risk – unless advised separately)
By placing a offer, OFFER, or use
of BUY IT NOW
You acknowledge you have read the above terms and that you accept
ALL ITEMS REMAIN THE PROPERTY OF
Paul Townley AKA ormeshead, until paid for in FULL
is always required before dispatch
word wide now exceed 10,000 – offer in Confidence
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