Story of Wedgwood – £3 Book

Prestige Stamp Book issued on 16 April 1980

DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book

Facts and Figures

The 1980 Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book

general

Stanley Gibbons number: DX2

MBPC number: DB5(2)

Issue date: 16 April 1980

Issue price: £3.00

Guide price: £4.00

Stamp printer: Harrison – Gravure

Number of stamp panes: Four

Barcode: N/A

Limited edition issued: No

Definitive stamps

All four panes contain definitive stamps

12p (Yellowish green)

DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 1 / DP40 stamps

10p (Greyish orange)

DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 2 / DP41 stamps

2p (Greenish grey)

DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 3 / DP42 stamps

2p (Greenish grey)
10p (Greyish orange)
12p (Yellowish green)

DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 4 / DP43 stamps
KNown errors & VARIETIES

The following errors are currently known:

BOOKS
1. Pane 1 / DP40 missing phosphor
2. Phosphor printed on both sides of Pane 1 / DP40
3. Phosphor printed only on reverse of Pane 1 / DP40
4. Panes 1 and 3 / DP40 and DP42 missing phosphor
5. Pane 2 / DP41 missing phosphor
6. Phosphor printed on both sides of Pane 2 / DP41
7. Phosphor printed only on reverse of Pane 2 / DP41
8. Pane 3 / DP42 missing phosphor
9. Phosphor printed on both sides of Pane 3 / DP42
10. Red printing missing from stub of Pane 3 / DP42
11. Stamps 5 and 6 imperforate at bottom of Pane 3 / DP42
12. Pane 4 / DP43 missing phosphor
13. Phosphor printed on both sides of Pane 4 / DP43
14. Interleaf L4 duplicated
15. Pane 2 / DP41 duplicated
16. Panes 1 and 2 / DP40 and DP41 missing phosphor
17. Interleaf L4b unprinted
18. Interleaf L2b unprinted
19. Interleaf L2 duplicated
20. Pane 3 / DP42 inverted and
mis-severed

PANES
1. Pane 1 / DP40/N missing phosphor
2. Pane 2 / DP41/N missing phosphor

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Book Layout

Use the layout below to check that your stamp book is correctly laid out.
If not you have an error.

DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Outside Front Cover
Outside Front Cover
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Inside Front Cover
Inside Front Cover
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 1 / DP40
Pane 1 / DP40
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 1 Reverse
Pane 1 Reverse
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 1 Front
Leaf 1 Front
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 1 Back
Leaf 1 Back
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 2 / DP41
Pane 2 / DP41
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 2 Reverse
Pane 2 Reverse
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 2 Front
Leaf 2 Front
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 2 Back
Leaf 2 Back
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 3 Front
Leaf 3 Front
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 3 Back
Leaf 3 Back
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 3 / DP42
Pane 3 / DP42
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 3 Reverse
Pane 3 Reverse
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 4 Front
Leaf 4 Front
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 4 Back
Leaf 4 Back
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 4 / DP43
Pane 4 / DP43
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 4 Reverse
Pane 4 Reverse
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Inside Back Cover
Inside Back Cover
DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Outside Back Cover
Outside Back Cover

Errors and Varieties

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

DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Missing phosphor on Pane 1 / DP40
BOOK ERROR 1
DB5(2)/1 – Pane 1 / DP40 missing phosphor
 

Guide price: £35.00
Source:
www.ericarthurstally.co.uk
Photo copyright:
Eric Arthur Stally of Kent

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BOOK ERROR 2
DB5(2)/2 – Phosphor printed on both sides of Pane 1 / DP40

Guide price: £320.00
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

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BOOK ERROR 3
DB5(2)/3 – Phosphor printed only on reverse of Pane 1 / DP40

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

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BOOK ERROR 4
DB5(2)/4 – Panes 1 and 3 / DP40 and DP42 missing phosphor      

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

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BOOK ERROR 5
DB5(2)/5 – Pane 2 / DP41 missing phosphor
 

Guide price: £35.00
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

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BOOK ERROR 6
DB5(2)/6 – Phosphor printed on both sides of Pane 2 / DP41

Guide price: £360.00
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

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BOOK ERROR 7
DB5(2)/7 – Phosphor printed only on reverse of Pane 2 / DP41    

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Missing phosphor on Pane 3 / DP42
BOOK ERROR 8
DB5(2)/8 – Pane 3 / DP42 missing phosphor
 

Guide price: £40.00
Source:
www.ericarthurstally.co.uk
Photo copyright:
Eric Arthur Stally of Kent

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BOOK ERROR 9
DB5(2)/9 – Phosphor printed on both sides of Pane 3 / DP42

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

DX2 Pane 3 error red printing missing from stub
BOOK ERROR 10
DB5(2)/10 – Red printing missing from stub of Pane 3 / DP42

Guide price: £800.00
Source:
www.ericarthurstally.co.uk
Photo copyright:
Eric Arthur Stally of Kent

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BOOK ERROR 11
DB5(2)/11 – Stamps 5 and 6 imperforate at bottom of Pane 3 / DP42

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Missing phosphor on Pane 4 / DP43
BOOK ERROR 12
DB5(2)/12 – Pane 4 / DP43 missing phosphor
 

Guide price: £40.00
Source:
www.ericarthurstally.co.uk
Photo copyright:
Eric Arthur Stally of Kent

BOOK ERROR 13
DB5(2)/13 – Phosphor printed on both sides of Pane 4 / DP43

Guide price: £750.00
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

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BOOK ERROR 14
DB5(2)/14 – Interleaf L4 duplicated
 

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 15
DB5(2)/15 – Pane 2 / DP41 duplicated
 

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 16
DB5(2)/16 – Panes 1 and 2 / DP40 and DP41 missing phosphor

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

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BOOK ERROR 17
DB5(2)/17 – Interleaf L4b unprinted
 

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 18
DB5(2)/18 – Interleaf L2b unprinted
 

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 19
DB5(2)/19 – Interleaf L2 duplicated
 

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

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BOOK ERROR 20
DB5(2)/20 – Pane 3 / DP42 inverted and
mis-severed
 

Guide price: Unknown
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

Pane DP40/N from DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Missing phosphor
PANE ERROR 1
DP40/N – Pane 1 missing phosphor
 

Guide price: £25.00
Source:
www.ericarthurstally.co.uk
Photo copyright:
Eric Arthur Stally of Kent

DP41/N from DX2 / DB5(2) Story of Wedgwood Prestige Stamp Book - Missing phosphor
PANE ERROR 2
DP41/N – Pane 2 missing phosphor
 

Guide price: £25.00
Source:
www.ericarthurstally.co.uk
Photo copyright:
Eric Arthur Stally of Kent

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