Plate make up
Two different plate make ups were made for the 2d.
1) Four, copper electros, each having a single 38mm Ash imprint in the lower left pane only. One plate of which is type A, the other 3 are type B.
2) A steel master plate for four nickel coated electros. These have the 38mm Ash imprint in the central gutter. All are type A
Type A and B are from two transfer rollers. The type A transfer roller additionally had the blank working die for the 3d and 9d derivatives.
It would appear that all plates had plate numbers in each of the four corner positions.
Plate 1 copper, type B
Three copper plates using a 43mm Ash imprint in central gutter.
9d. Two copper plates using 38mm Ash imprint in lower left pane only.