27 March 2003 - Europe 40g Airmail booklet stamp
Booklet of 4 stamps, and 4 airmail labels, printed by Walsall SP,
SG Catalogue number 2358
The airmail booklet stamps were not sold single by the philatelic bureau, but were made available in presentation packs. The stamps in packs were die-cut through the backing paper. In the case of this stamp, the stamps were die-cut through booklets. When the booklet was reissued in 2004, singles in packs had white backing. We do not have those.
2358 stamp die-cut with coloured (image 1)
2358a stamp cut from booklet (image 2)
2358ab ditto with phosphor short at foot (image 3)
2358ac ditto with phosphor short at top (image 4)
2358ad stamp cut from booklet, new lighter head type DULL phosphor (images 5 & 6)
Whole booklets also available.