Topic: off sets in notes  (Read 5148 times)
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« on: April 04, 2007, 06:25:34 pm »

Could someone please explain the term off set printing? I asume it is a note that has printing in a place it is not meant to be but is there a better expanation?


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« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2007, 06:52:09 pm »

Well there is a perfect explanation on page 369 if you have a Charlton catalogue.

It is the impression in whole or in part being offset to the wrong side of the note.

This is a scan of my $5 note that is offset 100 % it looks darker in person.

There is no browse drop down menu for searching for my image so I'm going to make another posting in the other thread.

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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2008, 12:20:53 am »

There two explanations
One In the printing world.
Offset printing is a widely used printing technique where the inked image is transferred (or "offset") from a plate to a rubber blanket, then to the printing surface.

In the bank note world
 A  printing registration problem or  incomplete printing,
something that should have been thrown in the garbage
but we all love errors..

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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2011, 03:46:06 pm »

where is the best place to get a used charlton catalogue?

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