Story of Stanley Gibbons

Prestige Stamp Book issued on 19 May 1982

DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book

Facts and Figures

The 1982 Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book

general

Stanley Gibbons number: DX3

MBPC number: DB5(3)

Issue date: 19 May 1982

Issue 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

15½p (Light violet)

DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 1 / DP55 stamps

12½p (Pastel green)

DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 2 / DP56 stamps

2p (Greenish grey)
3p
(Rose red)
12½p
(Pastel green)

DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 3 / DP57 stamps

15½p (Light violet)

DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 4 / DP58 stamps
KNown errors

There are 18 known books errors
and 2 pane errors

For more information see
Errors and Varieties

If you know of any other errors, please
contact us

Book Layout

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

DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Outside Front Cover
Outside Front Cover
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Inside Front Cover
Inside Front Cover
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 1 Front
Leaf 1 Front
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 1 Back
Leaf 1 Back
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 1 / DP55
Pane 1 / DP55
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 1 Reverse
Pane 1 Reverse
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 2 Front
Leaf 2 Front
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 2 Back
Leaf 2 Back
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 2 / DP56
Pane 2 / DP56
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 2 Reverse
Pane 2 Reverse
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 3 Front
Leaf 3 Front
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 3 Back
Leaf 3 Back
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 3 / DP57
Pane 3 / DP57
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 3 Reverse
Pane 3 Reverse
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 4 Front
Leaf 4 Front
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Leaf 4 Back
Leaf 4 Back
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 4 / DP58
Pane 4 / DP58
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 4 Reverse
Pane 4 Reverse
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Inside Back Cover
Inside Back Cover
DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons 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.

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BOOK ERROR 1
Pane 1 / DP55 missing phosphor  
    

MBPC number: DB5(3)/1
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 2
Phosphor printed on both sides of Pane 1 / DP55

MBPC number: DB5(3)/2
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

Image coming soon!

BOOK ERROR 3
Pane 2 / DP56 missing phosphor 
 

MBPC number: DB5(3)/3
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

Image coming soon!

BOOK ERROR 4
Phosphor printed on both sides of Pane 2 / DP56

MBPC number: DB5(3)/4
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

Image coming soon!

BOOK ERROR 5
Pane 2 / DP56 and Pane 4 / DP58 missing phosphor 

MBPC number: DB5(3)/5
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

Image coming soon!

BOOK ERROR 6
Pane 3 / DP57 missing phosphor
 

MBPC number: DB5(3)/6
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 7
Phosphor printed on both sides of Pane 3 / DP57 

MBPC number: DB5(3)/7
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 8
12½p stamps on DP57 partially unprinted at base

MBPC number: DB5(3)/8
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 9
DP58 missing phosphor
 

MBPC number: DB5(3)/9
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 10
Phosphor omitted from DP58 and displaced on DP55

MBPC number: DB5(3)/10
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 11
Interleaf L2 duplicated and DP58 missing phosphor

MBPC number: DB5(3)/11
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 12
Phosphor printed both sides of DP58

MBPC number: DB5(3)/12
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 13
Interleaf L1 duplicated

MBPC number: DB5(3)/13
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 14
Back cover duplicated

MBPC number: DB5(3)/14
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 15
Pane 2 / DP56 mis-severed

MBPC number: DB5(3)/15
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 16
‘All-over’ phosphor on DP58; (probably a doctor blade fault)

MBPC number: DB5(3)/16
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 17
Interleaf L2 duplicated
 

MBPC number: DB5(3)/17
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

BOOK ERROR 18
Interleaf L4 duplicated
 

MBPC number: DB5(3)/18
Image:
N/A
Source:
N/A
Photo copyright:
N/A

DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 2 / DP56 - Error - Dry print

PANE ERROR 1
12½p stamps on Pane 2 / DP56 partially unprinted at base

MBPC number: N/A
Image:
Photo of original pane
Source:
Barry Smith
Photo copyright:
Barry Smith

DX3 / DB5(3) Story of Stanley Gibbons Prestige Stamp Book - Pane 3 / DP57 - Error - Double perforation

PANE ERROR 2
Double row of perforations above top row of stamps on Pane 3 / DP57

MBPC number: N/A
Image:
Photo of original pane
Source:
www.ericarthurstally.co.uk
Photo copyright:
Eric Arthur Stally of Kent

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