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The Rarest of the Rare

Postby Murgatroyd » Fri Jan 21, 2011 12:17 pm

The Very Rarest Discworld Stamps & Labels

Here's a list of the rarest of the rare. These stamps represent the "Holy Grail Quest" of Flataly, and if ever located on the open market are likely to be the most expensive items to buy. I've done my best to research the rarity of these stamps and give the best available estimate of the number that were released or subsequently escaped from the Emporium. If any of you know better, or can provide a more accurate estimate, Please PM me or comment on the thread. Likewise please remind me of any of the rarest stamps or labels that I might have forgotten. Though there are many other very rare Discworld stamps I'm really concentrating on stamps of which only 100 or fewer are thought to exist. There may be instances of sheets of some of these stamps in some very lucky or well connected peoples collections, but as these sheets are extremely unlikely to ever be split up I am ignoring them for the purposes of this list. The Old hands on the forum will be aware of these, and probably several other rarities that I've forgotten. This list is really for the benefit of comparative newcomers to the world of Flataly.

SHS-AM0012-Fw Assassins Guild Postage Paid overprint 3P in Black/Red Only 1is thought to exist
SHS-GE0208-Dw 1$ Genua Specimen Overprint Sport Only 1 is thought to exist
SHD-RW0025-Bw 1P Dirigible Sport Only 2 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0014-Dw Assassins Guild Three Pence "Oops" (Zombie Back Print) Only 2 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0012-Ew Assassins Guild Postage Paid overprint 3P in Black Only 6 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0148-Bw Farthing Seamstress Postage Paid Sport (three stars around Lamp)Only 10 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0008-Bb/Bw $5 Blue Triangle Sport (Bath and Wincanton perforation) Only 10 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0167-Bw $1 Bank Triangle Only 10 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0235-Bw $5 Hubwards Gate Triangle Only 10 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0156-Fw 5P Hogswatch Sport Tryptich Left Piece Only 10 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0156-Gw 5P Hogswatch Sport Tryptich Middle Piece Only 10 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0156-Hw 5P Hogswatch Sport Tryptich Right Piece Only 10 are thought to exist
SHD-RW0004-Af Wincanton Wrinkley Only 20 - 25 are thought to exist
Unlisted 1$ Green Tower of Art Open Door Sport (Not officially released) Only 25 Pairs are thought to exist. 1 Pair given a a prize in a Nots. regional LBE
SHS-SH0083-Bw 5P Green Susan inverted Omega Sport Only 12 are thought to exist
SHD-RW0025-Aw 1P Dirigible Only 18 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0095-Dw 5P Morporkia Plum Year 3 Sport Gum Fronted Only 15 - 20 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0094-Dw 10P Morporkia Brown Year 3 Sport Gum Fronted Only 15 - 20 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0174-Bw Postage Due 3P Sport Only 20 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0157-Cw Postage Due “Tilted 2” Sport Only 20+ are thought to exist
SHS-AM0011-Am 50P Cabbage Field Skunk Sport (In Jar) Only 23 are thought to exist
SHS-GE0208-Cw 1$ Genua Specimen Overprint Only 24 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0145-Bw Postage Due 1P Sport Only 20 are thought to exist
SHT-AM0008-Aw Jamboree Balloon Race Stamp Only 28 are thought to exist (14 Mint, 14 on Balloon labels)
SHS-AM0012-Bw Assassins Post Paid Whiteback Only 40 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0007-Ew 1$ Green Tower of Art Two Horizontal Birds Sport Only 40 are thought to exist
Unknown Red Madison Sport Only 52 are thought to exist
SHT-AM0009-Aw Vetinari Chocolate Stamp (Attached to pain of Pain certificate) Only 56 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0007-Dw 1$ Green Tower of Art Splash second issue Sport Only 60 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0007-Gw 1$ Green Tower of Art Weathervane Sport Only 60 are thought to exist
SHT-RW0011-Bw Twinning Stamp Lilac Only 60 are thought to exist
SHT-RW0011-Cw Twinning Stamp Green Only 60 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0007-Fw 1$ Green Tower of Art One Horizontal Bird Sport Only 62 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0043-Bw Hogswatch 2005 “Fifty Pence” Sport Only 62 - 90 are thought to exist (1 extra sheet may have been broken up)
SHD-WF0006-Cw Wadfest 2006 Sport Only 64 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0015-Cw Farthing Merchants Guild Overprinted for Corksock's Natty Clothing Flyer Only 70 are thought to exist
SHD-RW0014-Aw Klatchian Foreign Legion (Type 1 Brown on Yellow) Only 75 are thought to exist
SHS-LA0211-Bw Lancre $1 Post Paid Clax Sport Brown Only 75 are thought to exist
SHS-PS0214-Bw Psuedopolis $1 Post Paid Clax Sport Green Only 75 are thought to exist
SHS-KV0221-Bw Koom Valley $1 Post Paid Clax Sport Red Only 75 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0080-Cw Anoia Overprint : For Ecclesiastical Use Only Only 80 are thought to exist
SHS-UB0063-Ar Red Rat Stamp Raisin Only 80 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0159-Bw Initial Penny Patricians Pensive Hare Sport Only 80 are thought to exist
SHS-UB0064-Ar Red Rat Stamp Potato Only 80 are thought to exist
SHS-UB0065-Ar Red Rat Stamp Candle Only 80 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0006-Cw 10P Morporkia Green Overprint : Clerk of Works (dribbled on by Toads letter) Only 90 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0156-Cw 5P Hogswatch Tryptich Left Piece Only 90 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0156-Dw 5P Hogswatch Tryptich Middle Piece Only 90 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0156-Ew 5P Hogswatch Tryptich Right Piece Only 90 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0020-Bw Penny Patrician Civic Sport (Twisted V) Only 100 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0136-Bw Postage Due 4P Sport Only 100 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0175-Cw Alchemists Penny Farthing Gold on Lead Only 100 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0084-Bw Seamstress 2P Plum Perforation Sport Only 100 are thought to exist
SHS-LA0054-Au Lancre $1 Ogg Only 100 are thought to exist in 10 different variations
SHS-RW0019-Aw Penny Patrician Red Nose Sport Only 100 are thought to exist (Possibly as many as 106)
SHS-AM0202-Cw 10P Morporkia (YTHG) Overprinted 12P (Boffo Mail Order Pack) Only 100 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0231-Cw $2 Merchants Guild Civic with Solid Jackson Label Only 100 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0231-Bw $2 Merchants Guild Civic with Boffo Label Only 100 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0132-Bw Guild of Heralds Y Front Sport Only 100 are thought to exist
SHS-AM0144-Aw $1 Post Office Clax Mail Only 100 are thought to exist
Unlisted 10P Morporkia Green, Hand revalued to 3P (1st Letter to Pseudopolis) Only 100 are thought to exist
Unlisted 10P Morporkia Green Overprinted "The Assembly and Peoples of Pseudopolis" (3rd Letter to Pseudopolis) Only 100 are thought to exist
Unlisted "Truly Madly Pensively" Red Nosed Hare (Comic Relief) Only 100 are thought to exist

Other very rare stamps include the following. If anyone can tell me how many of these are thought to exist I’d be very grateful.

SHS-AM0001-Ab ½ P Post Office Red Bath perforation
SHS-AM0003-Ab Penny Patrician Bath perforation
SHS-AM0004-Ab Ankh 2P Plum Bath perforation
SHS-AM0005-Ab Ankh 5P Blue Bath perforation
SHS-AM0006-Ab Ankh 10P Green Bath perforation
SHS-AM0002-Ab Eminence Gris Bath Perforation
SHS-AM0007-Bb Green Tower of Art Falling Man 1 Bath Perforation
SHS-AM0007-Cb Green Tower of Art Splash 1 Bath Perforation
SHS-AM0036-Aw Patrician Two Pence Red Whilst 500 exist on the Ride to Sto Lat cover a very few mint ones were available in Dragon Sanctuary covers, Any idea how many?
SHS-AM0010-Aw Penny Patrician Red
SHS_AM0070-Aw Penny Patrician Green Whilst 1000 exist on the East Knoyle cover a very few mint ones were available as Lucky Dip prizes, Any idea how many?
SHS-AM0158-Bw 2 ½ P Virtual Added Tax Sport
SHS-AM0028-Cw Seamstress 2P Pink Ink Sport (Un-inked Corner)
SHS-AM0084-Dw Seamstress 2P Plum Ink Sport (Un-inked Corner)
Unlisted Discworld Convention 2006 Committee Stamp
Unlisted East Knoyle Community stamp colour variations
SHD-RW0014-Bw Klatchian Foreign Legion (Type 2 Brown on Ochre)
SHD-RW0014-Cw Klatchian Foreign Legion (Type 3 Brown on Yellow and White)
SHS-AM0156-Aw Hogswatch 2008 Tryptich common
SHS-UB0063-Bx Green Rat Raisin Wrinkly Perforation
SHS-UB0064-BX Green Rat Potato Wrinkly Perforation
SHS-UB0065-BX Green Rat Candle Wrinkly Perforation
SHD-RW0007-Aw Da Vinci Cod
SHS-AM0069-Aw Cabbage Seed Substitute
SHS-AM0012-Dw Assassins Guild Post Paid Whiteback with Vine
SHS-AM0012-Ew Assassins Guild Post Paid 3P Overprint



Here are the Rarest Sheets that I have been able to identify. This section needs a lot more work. I haven't made any real attempt to place these in order, because until I can get more information on the quantities of each sheet there's not really much point. This section is a work in progress (as is the entire list really). If you know how many of each sheet was available, Please post on the thread. Some of my totals may be wildly inaccurate. In due course I'll add a section on strips of stamps, but this exercise is taking a lot longer than I had thought... (Mostly looking up the Stanley Howler numbers).

Many of sheets were only available as prizes from Limited edition LBE's, Wincanton event's and auctions, Wadfest auctions, and Discworld Conventions. I have located the prize lists from the following events but if any of you good people have copies of any other prize lists please PM them to me. They would be of great help in arriving at correct totals for some of the rare sheets below.
I have in hand: May Races 2008, Discworld Convention 2008, Hogswatch 2008, 5th Birthday Bash (2009), Hogswatch 2009, Mayday Morris 2010


SHE-AM0075-Am Cabbage Green Year 1 Only 2 thought to exist
SHE-AM0017-Aw 1P Duty Paid Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-AM0028-Bw Fifty Pence 2005 Hogswatch Sport Only 1 or 2 thought to exist (1 may have been broken up)
SHE-RW0053-Aw Discworld Convention 2006 Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-RW0054-Aw Wadfest 2006 Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-RW0055-Aw Forum 1st Anniversary Only 1 thought to exist
SHE- AM0097-Aw 3P Post Box Commemorative Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-AM0057-Bw Hogswatch 2006 2 ½ P Ice Rose Sport Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-AM0058-Bw Hogswatch 2006 5P Snowman Sport Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-AM0075-Aw Tower of Art Brown (18) Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-AM0136-Aw 4P Postage Due Only 3 thought to exist
SHE-AM0180-Aw 5P Postage Due Only 4 thought to exist
SHE-AM0108-Aw Black on Black Vetinari from Pain of Pain Certificate Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-AM0076-Aw 5P Duty Paid Only 2 thought to exist (One of these was overprinted “Guild of Heralds”)
SHE-AM0035-Am 50P Flagrant Cabbage Only 2 thought to exist
SHE-AM0006-Aw Tower of Art year 1 Only 3 thought to exist
SHE-AM0007-Aw 3P Hogswatch year Portrait 1 Only 50 of both Portrait and Landscape thought to exist
SHE-AM0007-Bw 3P Hogswatch year Landscape 1 Only 50 of both Portrait and Landscape thought to exist
SHE-RW0098-Aw Blue Bernard Only 100 thought to exist
SHE-AM0115-Aw Penny Prayer Only 100 thought to exist
SHE-BO0087-Cw 1 Bizot Bonk Werewolf Transfiguration Sport 2 Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-BO0087-Hw 1 Bizot Bonk Werewolf Transfiguration Sport 7 Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-AM0197-Aw 1P Goddess Petulia Only 10 thought to exist - (Journal competition Prize)
SHE-AM0209-Aw Quarter Farthing Fools Guild postage paid
SHE-AM0182-Ab 5th Birthday Penny Patricians Bath Perforation Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-LA0211-Aw Lancre $1 Clax Post Paid Brown Only 10 thought to exist
SHE-PS0214-Aw Psuedopolis $1Clax Post Paid Green Only 10 thought to exist
SHE-KV0221-Aw Koom Valley $1 Clax Post Paid Red Only 10 thought to exist
SHE-AM0218-Aw Mini sheet of green Thieves Guild stamps –for approval
SHE-RW0025-Aw Dirigible Post Produced August 2008 for Temporary post master Capt. Per Stalby.
SHE-AM0213-Aw The Patrician Moves sheet Only 6 thought to exist
SHE-AM0230-Aw Halfpenny Foxy Variant Special sheet (6 columns 3 rows) Only 8 thought to exist
SHE-AM0179-Aw ½ P Engravers Guild Ungummed
SHE-AM0021-Bw 2P Seamstress Guild Pink Ink Sport
SHE-AM0059-Bw 2P Seamstress Guild Plum Ink Sport
SHE-FO0090-Aw Owlswick Jenkins ½ P Post office Forgery Minisheet/Block of 4
SHE-AM0220-Aw Penny Patrician 6th Birthday (Blue)
SHD-RW0011-Aw Cunning Artificers Birthday Shield Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-RW0006-Aw Stanley Gibbons 150th Anniversary Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-AM0122-Bw Guild of Heralds Y-front Sport Only 1 thought to exist
SHE-AM0005-Ad 5P Morporkia Blue Digital Print Only 1 thought to exist
SHS-AM0237-Aw/SHS-AM0237-BwBoth Festive TOA's 2010 (in pairs) Only 1 thought to exist
Unlisted Yellow Perforator Stamps Only 10 thought to exist
Unlisted Ramoth of Pern Only 20 thought to exist
Unlisted Quantum Butterfly Only 20 thought to exist
SHE-AM0247-Aw Beggars Guild Only 25 thought to exist
Unlisted Foolish Monkey Only 25 thought to exist
SHE-LA0249-Aw 5P Lancre Only 25 thought to exist
Unlisted Australian Convention 2011 Only 25 thought to exist
Unlisted Tower of Art 2007 including all 3 Sports & 6 Penny Patrician “Alice” Sports Only 1 thought to exist
Unlisted Here Be Dragons Only 100 thought to exist
Unlisted Ghost sheet of TOA stamps (Hogswatch 2009 Prize) Only 1 thought to exist
Unlisted Irish Convention
Unlisted Stamp magazine 75th birthday stamps Only 1 thought to exist
Unlisted Oversized Assassin's Guild re-print stamps (never released - Journal competition Prize)
Unlisted Sunshine Somerset stamps 2006. Used on Wincanton Postcards
Unlisted Assassin's Guild re-print stamps never released
Unlisted 2010 Convention Sheet
Unlisted The Uberwald Convention stamp sheet Only 30 thought to exist
Unlisted Nation Dolphin Only 5 thought to exist
Unlisted NADC Convention Tilson Variant Sheet Only 2 thought to exist
Unlisted NADC Convention Sheet Only 30 thought to exist
Unlisted6th Birthday stamp sheet Only 10 thought to exist
Unlisted Smoking Gnu sheet of four mini sheets (Imperforate???) Only 1 thought to exist
Unlisted 6th Birthday Penny Patrician stamp mini sheet Only 10 thought to exist
Unlisted Black Madison Only 25 thought to exist
Unlisted Red Madison Only 25 thought to exist
Unlisted Australian Convention 2011 Only 25 thought to exist
SHE-LA0249-Aw Lancre Royal Wedding Only 25 thought to exist
Unlisted Foolish Monkey Only 25 thought to exist
SHE-AM0247-Aw Beggars Guild Only 25 thought to exist

Sport Booklet
SHB-AM0001-Bn Special Military Issue White Dot Sport Booklet (Type 2 - 50% of those issued) Only 83 thought to exist

Here is the start of a section on Proof sheets. I've got to confess that I know little or nothing about Proof sheets, having done no research on them at all. I'm going to need a lot of help with this section. In fact, I really need some kindly expert on proof sheets to fill in this section.


SHP-BO0034-AnBonk Artists Proof sheet (With the unreleased 3 Bizot Brown) Only 20 in total of both types thought to exist
SHP-BO0034-BnBonk Artists Proof sheet (With the unreleased 3 Bizot Brown) With Black writing Only 20 in total of both types thought to exist
Unlisted The Uberwald Convention proof sheet Only 20 thought to exist
SHP-AM0006-An (?)Proof sheet of the Zombie with the bottom 3 rows overprinted 3p Only 40 thought to exist
SHP-AM0006-AnAssassins' Guild Three Penny Dreadfuls Special Engravers proof Only 40 thought to exist
SHP-KL0041-AnKlatch Proof Sheet Only 100 thought to exist
I must confess that I didn't quite realise the size, complexity, and difficulty of the task that I have undertaken when I first started listing these rarities. It has proved to be far more time consuming than I envisaged. I can only ask you all to be patient with me and to regard this as a work in progress. In the words of the gallant Captain Oats "I may be some time"
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby phalarope » Fri Jan 21, 2011 01:38 pm

This is very useful. :D Thank you!

May I ask that you provide the Stanley Howler numbers for each of these, as they are listed in Steeljam's Catalogue. So much easier to figure out which stamp is being referred to. Some of these I know well; some seem to constantly confuse me.
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby archerinwood » Fri Jan 21, 2011 04:26 pm

what about the wincanton 1/2 penny post 2004. I am recieving one from ebay and it is misaligned. Can anyone tell me how rare this is?
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby Murgatroyd » Fri Jan 21, 2011 04:26 pm

Carol - Your wish is my command (up to a point :) )
Archerinwood that sounds like either a Misperforated stamp, (And I can't list random one off items like that) or a Bath Perforated stamp, some of which were not precisely centered.
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby archerinwood » Fri Jan 21, 2011 04:48 pm

What about the flagrant cabbage stamp?
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby Murgatroyd » Fri Jan 21, 2011 04:51 pm

The original flagrant cabbage stamp wasn't that rare... a fairly common sport.
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby Darren » Fri Jan 21, 2011 05:00 pm

You could widen it to also include rare sheets:

Year 1 TOA sheets (3 exist that I know of)
Gum-front sheets (not many - no idea of exact number)
"Guild of Heralds" overprint sheet (2 exist)
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby Skaven » Fri Jan 21, 2011 06:26 pm

SHS-AM0148-Bw Farthing Seamstress Postage Paid Sport (three stars around Lamp)Only 3 are thought to exist

At least 7 of these are known to exist.

Unohoo
Lazzagami
Simone
Ken (more than one of them) (presume 2)
Chip
Skaven

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=14109&p=563627&hilit=seamstress+farthing#p563736

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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby phalarope » Fri Jan 21, 2011 06:38 pm

Murgatroyd wrote:Carol - Your wish is my command (up to a point :) )

You, sir, are a gentleman. :thumbr: I'm printing off this baby :D
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby archerinwood » Fri Jan 21, 2011 06:50 pm

Is the wincanton 1/2 penny post 2004 rare? :? I am recieving one from ebay and it is misaligned.
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby Muba » Fri Jan 21, 2011 07:16 pm

Thats something I've been meaning to do

I'll check if I can add to it
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby jonty » Fri Jan 21, 2011 08:24 pm

Skaven wrote:SHS-AM0148-Bw Farthing Seamstress Postage Paid Sport (three stars around Lamp)Only 3 are thought to exist

At least 7 of these are known to exist.

Unohoo
Lazzagami
Simone
Ken (more than one of them) (presume 2)
Chip
Skaven

viewtopic.php?f=5&t=14109&p=563627&hilit=seamstress+farthing#p563736

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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby Muba » Fri Jan 21, 2011 11:03 pm

Here's a few more rarities, and apologies if I have repeated any from original list.

SHS-AM0014-Dw Assassins Guild 3p Skull back (prepared and issued in error) Only 2 thought to exist
unlisted Explorers strip of 3 Only 10 thought to exist
SHS-AM0012-Bw Assassins Post Paid (White back) Only 40 thought to exist
SHS-AM0080-Cw Anoia Overprinted in red with FOR ECLESIASTICAL USE ONL Only 70 thought to exist
SHS-AM0015-Cw ¼p Merchants overprinted for Corksock's Natty Clothing flyer Only 70 thought to exist
SHS-AM0159-Bw Initial Patrician Pensive Hare Only 80 thought to exist
SHS-AM0006-Cw 10p AM Green Clerk of Works overprint (Dribbled on by Toads letter) Only 90 thought to exist
unlisted 10p AM Green hand revalued to 3p (1st letter to Pseudopolis) Only 100 thought to exist
unlisted 10p AM Green overprint 'The Assembly and Peoples of Pseudopolis' 8 pence (3rd letter to Pseudopolis) Only 100 thought to exist
SHS-AM0202-Cw 12p on 10p YotHG AM definitive (with Boffo postal pack) Only 100 thought to exist
SHS-AM0231-Cw Solid Jackson $2 Sea Hippo Only 100 thought to exist
SHS-AM0231-Bw The $2 Civic Boffo special Only 100 thought to exist
SHS-AM0132-Bw Guild of Heralds Y-front Sport Only 100 thought to exist
SHS-AM0175-Cw Alchemists Gold into lead stamp Only 100 thought to exist
SHS-AM0144-Aw $1 Post Office Clax Mail Only 100 thought to exist
unlisted Red Nosed Hares Only 100 thought to exist
SHS-AM0012-Ew Assassins' Guild Post Paid 3p Overprint Only ? thought to exist
SHS-AM0036-Aw 2p Red Patrician singles - not on Ride to Sto Late letter Only ?? thought to exist
SHS-AM0095-Dw 5p AM Plum gum-fronted sport Only 15-20 thought to exist
SHS-AM0094-Dw 10p AM Brown gum-fronted sport Only 15-20 thought to exist
unlisted Green Rat stamps in strip of 3 Only est 20 thought to exist
SHS-AM0069-Aw Cabbage Seed substitute stamp Only not many thought to exist

I'll let you do the pretty colours Murgatroyd :wink:
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby Muba » Fri Jan 21, 2011 11:08 pm

And a few rare sheets

Halfpenny Foxy Variant Special sheet Only 8 thought to exist
Proof sheet of the Zombie with the bottom 3 rows overprinted 3p Only 1 thought to exist
Engravers Guild ungummed Only a few thought to exist
The Uberwald Convention proof sheet Only 20 thought to exist
The Uberwald Convention stamp sheet Only 30 thought to exist
Swamp Dragons sheet Only 100 thought to exist
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Re: The Rarest of the Rare

Postby Muba » Fri Jan 21, 2011 11:14 pm

As for those you asked for numbers

I don't think the Bath perforated definitives were counted.
A number of sheets were prepared for the perforator, but as it was a 'first go' there were many rejects

I dont think the Green Rat Candle and Rasin stamps were issued crinkle cut. That was reserved for the potatoes

The individual 1 Bz transformations may weigh in as less than 100 each. They appeared in 1 in 50 LBEs each so were more than 5,000 of each LBE sold?

The Initial Patricians had 130-150 different initials so perhaps only 5-8 of each were produced
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