22 March 2007 - Abolition of the Slave Trade - Norvic first day cover, limited edition of 20
A set of 6 stamps commemorating the 200th anniverasry of the Slave Trade Act 1807.
The 1st class pair shows William Wilberforce and Olaudah Equiano, the 50p pair Granville Sharp and Thomas Clarkson, and the 72p pair Hannah More and Ignatius Sancho.
The Norvic Limited Edition first day cover shows the Clarkson Memorial in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, with panels showing Sharp & Wilberforce.
Available with a choice of postmarks:
- Wisbech Capital of the Fens postmark with the inscription Birthplace of Campaigner Thomas Clarkson 200th Anniversary Abolition of Slave Trade;
- Bicentenary Abolition of the Slave Trade, Hull