Great Britain 1992 Birth Centenary of J.R.R. Tolkien booklet pane variety, SGX1012lyvar

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Great Britain 1992 Commemorating the Birth Centenary of J.R.R. Tolkien, SGX1012lyvar.

Post Office fresh unmounted mint multiple booklet pane of nine with central Tolkien monogram label.

The multi-value booklet pane of nine with variety "phosphor omitted". It is believed to be the sole surviving intact pane as all panes were split into singles.

Booklet pane contains:

- 2 x 18p bright green (SGX1012Eay, GB Specialised Catalogue No: UG42var)

- 2 x 24p chestnut (SGX1018var, GB Specialised Catalogue No: UG61var)

- 2 x 39p bright mauve (SGX1022Ey, GB Specialised Catalogue No: UG102var)

- 1 x 2nd bright blue (SG1451avar, GB Specialised Catalogue No: UQA3a)

- 1 x 1st bright orange-red (SG1514aEy, GB Specialised Catalogue No: UQB5var)

The 24p phosphor omitted examples are previously unlisted by Stanley Gibbons and are to be included in the next GB Concise & Specialised volume 4 catalogues.

A wonderfully attractive unique piece of Queen Elizabeth II philately.

Ex prestige booklet DX14.

Accompanied with a 2013 British Philatelic Association (BPA) Certificate of Authenticity.

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