GB 1963 Lifeboat Conference

From Stamps of the World

  • Ninth International Lifeboat Conference, held in Edinburgh between 3rd and 5th June 1963
  • Date of Issue: 31st May 1963
  • Designed by: David Gentleman
  • Printed by Harrison & Sons Ltd
  • Print process: Photogravure
  • Sheet Format: 120 (6 by 20)
  • Stamp Size: height 24mm x width 41mm
  • Perforations 15 x 14
  • Paper/Gum: Chalk Surfaced with Gum Arabic
  • Watermark: Multiple Crown
  • Withdrawn: 1st June 1964

Sheet stamps[edit]

  • Stamps were Issued with and without Phosphor Bands
2½d
4d
1s 6d


Cylinder Blocks of 6[edit]

  • Note: Same Cylinders were used for both Phosphor and Non-phosphor sheets
  • Cylinders (Boxed) are opposite Rows 12/13
A, B, 1C. Cylinder Block of 6
1A 1B 1C 1D 1E Cylinder Block of 6
3A, 1B, 1C Cylinder Block of 6

2½d & 4d Cylinder Blocks of 6[edit]

  • Note: Same Cylinders were used for both Phosphor and Non-phosphor sheets
  • Cylinders are opposite Rows 18/19
3A, 3B, 1C No Dot Cylinder Block of 6
3A., 3B, 1C. Dot Cylinder Block of 6
1A, 1B, 1C 1D 1E Cylinder Block of 6

1/6d Marginal Blocks of 6[edit]

  • Note: Same Cylinders were used for both Phosphor and Non-phosphor sheet
  • Cylinders are Opposite Row 18/1
3A, 1B, 1C Cylinder Block of 6
Traffic Light block of six
3A, 1B, 1C cylinder block of six imperforate imprimaturs, BPMA handstamp on reverse

First Day Cover[edit]

illustrated First Day Cover London WC postmark