10 August 2004 - 250th Anniversary of the Royal Society of Arts
The Society was founded in 1754 by artist and social activist William Shipley, with the aim to 'embolden enterprise, to enlarge science, to refine art, to improve manufacture and to extend our commerce'. The full name of the society is "The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce."
The Norvic first day cover, limited edition of 10, shows the emblem from the top of RSA competence certificates.
- Royal Society of Arts John Adam Street London WC2N
- ANNIVERSARY 250, London WC2 (logo)