Prestige Stamp Book issued on 25 February 2003

DX30 / DB5(30) Microcosmos Prestige Stamp Book

Facts and Figures

The 2003 Microcosmos Prestige Stamp Book


Stanley Gibbons number: DX30

MBPC number: DB5(30)

Issue date: 25 February 2003

Issue price: £6.99

Average current selling price: £22.00

Stamp printer: Enschedé – Lithography

Number of stamp panes: Four

Barcode: N/A

Limited edition issued: No

Definitive stamps

Panes 1 and 2 contain the following definitive stamps

1st class NVI (Patchwork fields)
2nd class NVI (Giant’s causeway)

DX30 Pane 1 definitive stamps

1st class NVI (Gold)
European 20g NVI (Dark blue)

KNown errors

There is two known errors:

(1) Pane 1 duplicated

(2) Pane 1 with phosphor shift

More information is shown below

If you know of any other errors, please contact us


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.

Pane 1 duplicated

Guide price: Unknown
Source: N/A

Photo copyright: N/A

Pane 1 with double phosphor shift leftwards and downwards 

Guide price: Unknown
Source: William King

Photo copyright: William King

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