Difference between revisions of "GB 2000 Millennium Projects - Stone and Soil"

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*Date of Issue: 4th July 2000
 
*Date of Issue: 4th July 2000
*four values in sheets (some values also issued in booklets)
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*four values in sheets (some values also issued in booklets, 18th September 2000)
 
*Designed by The Post Office
 
*Designed by The Post Office
 
*Printed by Joh. Enschedé Security Print
 
*Printed by Joh. Enschedé Security Print
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=='''Millennium Projects (VII). Stone and Soil'''==
 
=='''Millennium Projects (VII). Stone and Soil'''==
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<BR>2nd ~ raising the stone (Strangford Stone, Killyleagh, Northern Ireland)
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<BR>45p ~ horse's hooves (Trans Pennine Trail, Derbyshire)
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<BR>45p ~ cyclist (Kingdom of Fife Cycle Ways, Scotland)
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<BR>65p ~ bluebell ood (Changing Places programme of Groundworks)
  
 
===Sheet stamps===
 
===Sheet stamps===

Revision as of 06:39, 6 October 2013

  • Date of Issue: 4th July 2000
  • four values in sheets (some values also issued in booklets, 18th September 2000)
  • Designed by The Post Office
  • Printed by Joh. Enschedé Security Print
  • Print process: gravure
  • stamp format height 35mm x width 37mm
  • Perforations 14.15 x 14.4 (normally described as 14 x 14½)
  • two wide sharp-edged phosphor bands
  • Gum PVA, with greenish tinge


Notes. the first class stamp exists gravure ptd by Walsall, in a booklet pane of two (18th September 2000);
the 65p Bluebell Wood stamp exists gravure ptd by Walsall, in a booklet pane of two (18th September 2000, Treasury of Trees Prestige Booklet)

Millennium Projects (VII). Stone and Soil


2nd ~ raising the stone (Strangford Stone, Killyleagh, Northern Ireland)
45p ~ horse's hooves (Trans Pennine Trail, Derbyshire)
45p ~ cyclist (Kingdom of Fife Cycle Ways, Scotland)
65p ~ bluebell ood (Changing Places programme of Groundworks)

Sheet stamps

GB 2000 Stone and Soil a.jpg
GB 2000 Stone and Soil b.jpg
GB 2000 Stone and Soil c.jpg
GB 2000 Stone and Soil d.jpg

First Day Cover

First Day Cover, Royal Mail FD postmark Killyleagh (N. Ireland)

Presentation Pack

Presentation Pack

Booklet pane, 4 x Bluebell Wood, from Treasury of Trees Prestige Booklet (18th September 2000)

  • stamps, printed Walsall, have gradated (soft edged) phosphor band, and shiny off-white gum
Bluebell Wood 65p pane of 2