21 June 2005 - White Ensign Generic Smilers Sheet - Norvic FDC Limited edition of 10 sets
Following the 'Rule Britannia' Smilers sheet issued in 2004, Royal Mail issued one using the White Ensign Flag stamp, with naval signal flags on the labels and a nautical chart as the background.
This Norvic cover shows a large White Ensign and a piece of public sculpture showing signal flags. The stamps are cancelled with a postmark from Portsmouth, the location of one of the Navy's major Naval Bases. The postmark shows the Mary Rose.
- a single with a single stamp from the sheet and all covers have different stamps (edition of 3)
- a single covers with 5 stamps from a vertical strip (edition of 5)
- a set of 4 covers using all the stamps from the sheet (edition of 4 sets)