20 September 2007 - British Military Uniforms I - The Army PSB : Norvic first day cover limited edition of 15 sets
A set of 3 se-tenant 1st class and 3 se-tenant 78p stamps depicting Army Uniforms from the 17th century to the present day. The stamps were also issued as part of a Prestige Stamp Book.
Pane 1: strip of 3 x 78p stamps as above, but in reverse order (ie now chronological left to right);
Pane 2: strip of 3 x 1st class stamps as above, but in reverse order (ie now chronological left to right);
Pane 3: block of 8 Machin definitive stamps and central label. The stamps are 1p / 46p / 54p, 46p / label / 46p, 54p / 46p / 1p.
Pane 4: block of 4 x 1st class country definitive stamps and 5 labels showing arm cap badges.
The Machin definitive pane is printed in gravure and the other three panes in litho, all by Enschede
Set of 4 Norvic FDCs illustrated with a contemporary picture of George 2nd Duke of Cambridge, who commanded division in Crimea 1854.
The stamp panes are cancelled as follows:
Pane 1 - Belfast;
Pane 2 - London SW1;
Pane 3 - Cardiff;
Pane 4 - Edinburgh