Tolkien: The Centenary 1892 – 1992

Prestige Stamp Book issued on 27 October 1992

DX14 / DB5(14) Tolkien: The Centenary 1892 - 1992 Prestige Stamp Book

Facts and Figures

The 1992 Tolkien: The Centenary 1892 – 1992 Prestige Stamp Book

general

Stanley Gibbons number: DX14

MBPC number: DB5(14)

Issue date: 27 October 1992

Issue price: £6.00

Stamp printer: Questa – Lithography

Number of stamp panes: Four

Barcode: N/A

Limited edition issued: No

Definitive stamps

All four panes contain definitive stamps

24p (Rust)

DX14 / DB5(14) Tolkien: The Centenary 1892 - 1992 Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 1 / DP184 stamps

18p (Light green)

DX14 / DB5(14) Tolkien: The Centenary 1892 - 1992 Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 2 / DP185 stamps

24p (Rust)
18p (Light green)
39p (Amethyst)
1st-class (Flame)
2nd-class (Light blue)

DX14 / DB5(14) Tolkien: The Centenary 1892 - 1992 Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 3 / DP186 stamps

24p (Rust)

DX14 / DB5(14) Tolkien: The Centenary 1892 - 1992 Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 4 / DP187 stamps
KNown errors

There are 19 known book errors

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Errors

Erros in Prestige Stamp Books are split into two categories, Book Errors or Pane Errors. Where possible we have provided a photo of the error and a guide price. The guide price is gained by either a current for sale price or a last known sale price.

BOOK ERROR 1
Front of interleaf L1 unprinted
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/1
Image: N/A
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BOOK ERROR 2
Front of interleaf L2 unprinted
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/2
Image: N/A
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DX14 / DB5(14) Tolkien: The Centenary 1892 - 1992 Prestige Stamp Book - Inverted front cover error

BOOK ERROR 3
Front cover inverted
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/3
Image: Photo of original book
Source:
eBay   doug882013
Photo copyright: doug882013

BOOK ERROR 4
Interleaf L2 inverted
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/4
Image: N/A
Source:
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BOOK ERROR 5
Pane 3 / DP186, interleaf L4 and Pane 4 / DP187 inverted

MBPC number: DB5(14)/5
Image: N/A
Source:
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BOOK ERROR 6
Interleaf L4 duplicated
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/6
Image: N/A
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BOOK ERROR 7
Sewn without thread
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/7
Image: N/A
Source:
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BOOK ERROR 8
Interleaf L2 duplicated
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/8
Image: N/A
Source:
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Photo copyright: N/A

BOOK ERROR 9
Interleaf L2 duplicated between Pane 2 / DP185 and interleaf L3 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/9
Image: N/A
Source:
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BOOK ERROR 10
Pane 2 / DP185 duplicated
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/10
Image: N/A
Source:
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Photo copyright: N/A

BOOK ERROR 11
Back cover inverted
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/11
Image: N/A
Source:
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Photo copyright: N/A

BOOK ERROR 12
Pane 3 / DP186, interleaf L4, Pane 4 / DP187 and back cover inverted 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/12
Image: N/A
Source:
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Photo copyright: N/A

BOOK ERROR 13
All panes back to front; interleafs and covers normal

MBPC number: DB5(14)/13
Image: N/A
Source:
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BOOK ERROR 14
Front of interleaf L4 unprinted
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/14
Image: N/A
Source:
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Photo copyright: N/A

BOOK ERROR 15
Back of interleaf L4 unprinted 
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/15
Image: N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright: N/A

BOOK ERROR 16
Interleaf L1 omitted
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/16
Image: N/A
Source:
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Photo copyright: N/A

DX14 / DB5(14) Tolkien: The Centenary 1892 - 1992 Prestige Stamp Book - Gold colour omitted from outside back cover

BOOK ERROR 17
Gold colour omitted from outside back cover 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/17
Image: Photo of original book
Source:
eBay  – myrtlemarsh
Photo copyright: Brian Baker

BOOK ERROR 18
Pane 1 / DP184 mis-severed
 

MBPC number: DB5(14)/18
Image: N/A
Source:
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Photo copyright: N/A

DX14 / DB5(14) Tolkien: The Centenary 1892 - 1992 Prestige Stamp Book - Inking error on outside back cover

BOOK ERROR 19
Inking error on outside back cover 

MBPC number: N/A
Image: Photo of original book
Source:  Iain George
Photo copyright: 
Iain George

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