Ascension 2013 Bicentenary of British Settlement

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date : 21st May 2013
  • four values
  • Designed by : Andrew Robinson, after paintings or prints
  • Printed by : BDT International Security Printing, Ireland
  • Print process : lithography
  • stamp format height 40mm x width 31mm
  • Perforations : 13.75 x 13.75

Bicentenary of British Settlement, 1815-2015, first issue. The Napoleonic Years[edit]

  • Printed in sheetlets of eight stamps with borders illustated with painting of Napoleon before the Sphinx, in Egypt


45p ~ Josephine Bonaparte, 1763-1814, at Malmaison c1801, painted by Francis Pascal Simon Gerrard, 1770-1837
50p ~ Napoleon Bonaparte at the Bridge of Arcole (during Battle of Arcole, in Italian campaign), by Antoine-Jean Gros, 1771-1835
60p ~ Napoleon and his General Staff in Egypt (riding camels)
£1.45 ~ Napoleon in uniform as First Consul (in bicorne hat), after picture by Jean-Baptiste Isabey

Sheet stamps[edit]

45p
50p
60p
£1 45