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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>1st ~ 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 wood (Changing Places programme of Groundworks)
  
 
===Sheet stamps===
 
===Sheet stamps===
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====First Day Cover====
 
====First Day Cover====
  
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[[File:GB 2000 Stone and Soil FDC.jpg|500px|First Day Cover, Royal Mail FD postmark Killyleagh (N. Ireland)]]
 
[[File:GB 2000 Stone and Soil FDC.jpg|500px|First Day Cover, Royal Mail FD postmark Killyleagh (N. Ireland)]]
 
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|}
  
 
====Presentation Pack====
 
====Presentation Pack====
  
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{|
 
[[File:GB 2000 Stone and Soil PP.jpg|500px|Presentation Pack]]
 
[[File:GB 2000 Stone and Soil PP.jpg|500px|Presentation Pack]]
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====Booklet pane, 4 x Bluebell Wood, from Treasury of Trees Prestige Booklet (18th September 2000)====
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===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
 
*stamps, printed Walsall,  have gradated (soft edged) phosphor band, and shiny off-white gum
  
 
{|
 
{|
|[[File:GB 2000 Bluebell Wood booklet pane from Trees PBk.jpg|thumb498px|Bluebell Wood 65p pane of 2]]
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|[[File:GB 2000 Bluebell Wood booklet pane from Trees PBk.jpg|thumb|548px|Bluebell Wood 65p pane of 2]]
 
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Latest revision as of 07:23, 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[edit]


2nd ~ raising the stone (Strangford Stone, Killyleagh, Northern Ireland)
1st ~ horse's hooves (Trans Pennine Trail, Derbyshire)
45p ~ cyclist (Kingdom of Fife Cycle Ways, Scotland)
65p ~ bluebell wood (Changing Places programme of Groundworks)

Sheet stamps[edit]

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[edit]

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

Presentation Pack[edit]

Presentation Pack

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

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