Typed endorsement on the reverse reading:
“This sheet of forty 2s/6d Postage stamps was this day printed on a “Hoe” press in my presence by Messrs De La Rue & Co. for registration.
(Signed) H. Birtles
Inspector of Stamping.
21st July 1916.
(Red manuscript endorsement)
Received in Stamp Section to-day.
F. Martin for Controller
MANUSCRIPT MARGINAL ENDORSEMENTS
There is a small red manuscript symbol in the left margin alongside Position 13, which may indicate that a retouch was required in Row 4
There are pencilled initials and the date ‘21/7/16’ in the lower margin at the right
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