17 February 2020
Stamp dealers Rushstamps of Lyndhurst have reported the discovery of a 1990 Greetings stamp booklet with an inverted booklet pane.
A spokesperson for the stamp dealers said:
‘We have just discovered a copy of the 1990 Greetings Stamp Booklet with Inverted Booklet Pane. It is SG 1483-92, issued nearly 30 years ago to the day on 6 February 1990, completely sealed as issued.'
The £2 'Smiles' greetings booklet featured ten stamps from the 'Greetings' series, with the 20p stamps depicting:
- Teddy Bear
- Dennis the Menace
- Cheshire Cat
- The Man in the Moon
- The Laughing Policeman
- Mona Lisa
- Queen of Hearts
- Stan Laurel (comedian)
The inverted booklet pane means those smiles have turned to frowns!
Find out more about the new discovery at: www.rushstamps.co.uk
You can read more about 'invert errors' in the April 2020 issue of Stamp Collector.