Assassins’ Guild Post Paid

Stamp Description
Purples on trellised Field Shield Bisected Bend Sinister Upper Poignard Fitchee Mantled Entwined by Vine Lower Deux Croix Surmounted by Roundel with II Upper and I Lower on Hatched Field Adorned by Scroll with Motto NIL MORTIFI SINE LUCRE within Flourished Frame with Mantle Based POSTAGE PAID White on Dark Purple in Rectangular Frame.

Notes:   Issued in the Year of the Prawn   [ Album Page ]

Influences:
Commemorative stamp printed in 1966 by the De La Rue printing company to celebrate the centenary of the founder’s death.
Thomas de la Rue :

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Proof Sheet

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SHS Ref:SHS-AM0012-Aw
Name:Assassins’ Guild Post Paid
Type:Common
Released:10 December 2004  Announcment
Status:Withdrawn
Size (mm):37 wide by 42 high
Perf:Wincanton 10/2cm
Availability:LBE only
Notes:Also known as the Zombie stamp.
Reverse features a yellow backing carving a red skull and crossbones. The orientation of the Skull varied and are designated by their orientation - 3 o’clock, 6 o’clock and 9 o’clock and 12 o’clock.
There were 30 sheets 28 stamps to a sheet making 840. 1 in 40 LBEs. The early stamps were in a self-seal plastic bag but it was possible to detect the presence of the stamp in the LBE. Subsequent stamps were put in ordinary plastic bags.
Proof Sheet:shp0005, shp0006, shp0023, shp0023
Images:

Reverse of Post Paid stamp

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SHS Ref:SHS-AM0012-Bw
Name:Assassins’ Guild Post Paid Whiteback
Type:Sport  Differences
Differences:Tail of the vine around the dagger is missing and back is plain white. Originally found in some Hogswatch FDCs.
Released:10 December 2004
Status:Withdrawn
Size (mm):37 wide by 42 high
Perf:Wincanton 10/2cm
Availability:Hogswatch 2004 LBE
Notes:40 produced, of which 10 escaped in Hogswatch FDCs.
Proof Sheet:shp0023
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SHS Ref:SHS-AM0012-Cw
Name:Assassins’ Guild Post Paid Antidote
Type:Variation  Differences
Differences:Tail of the vine around the dagger is missing and back is white with green dots. Accompanied by a beige card stating
’Thys now being safe. Should ever a poison from a Stamp Malicious be administered but lick thys Antidote Stamp for a negation of the Evil Humours. Signed by my hand. Peptimus Peverell, Apothecary’
Released:1 November 2005
Status:Withdrawn
Size (mm):37 wide by 42 high
Perf:Wincanton 10/2cm
Availability:LBE only
Notes:Total of 175 issued
Proof Sheet:shp0023
Images:

Reverse of Antidote stamp

Leaflet accompanying the Antidote stamp

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SHS Ref:SHS-AM0012-Dw
Name:Assassins’ Guild Post Paid Vine Whiteback
Type:Variation
Differences:The front of the stamp is the common image with the tail of the vine on the sword however the reverse is blank and not the yellow with red skull and dots.
Released:10 December 2004
Status:Withdrawn
Size (mm):37 wide by 42 high
Perf:Wincanton 10/2cm
Availability:LBE only
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SHS Ref:SHS-AM0012-Ew
Name:Assassins’ Guild Post Paid 3p Overprint
Type:Variation
Differences:The front is overprinted with 3p
Released:10 December 2004
Status:Withdrawn
Size (mm):37 wide by 42 high
Perf:Wincanton 10/2cm
Availability:LBE only

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