GB 2012 Birth Bicentenary of Charles Dickens

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date : 19th June 2012
  • Designed by : Howard Brown
  • Printed by : Cartor Security Printers
  • Print process : Offset Lithography
  • Sheet Format: 50 (2 panes 5 by 5)
  • Stamp Size: 27mm x 37mm
  • Perforations : 14 x 14.25
  • Gum: PVA
  • Withdrawn: 19th June 2013

Bicentenary of the Birth of Charles Dickens[edit]

  • designs in set of six are from illustrations in Character Sketches from Charles Dickens by 'Kyd' (Joseph Clayton Clarke); designs in miniature sheet are from illustrations by 'Phiz' (Hablot Knight Brown)



2nd (50p) ~ Mr Bumble, from Oliver Twist
1st (60p) ~ Mr Pickwick, from The Pickwick Papers
77p ~ The Marchioness (maid-servant to Mrs Brass,from The Old Curiosity Shop)
87p ~ Mrs Gamp, from Martin Chuzzlewit
£1.28 ~ Captain Cuttle, from Dombey & Son
£1.90 ~ Mr Micawber, from David Copperfield
Miniature sheet (4 x 1):
1st (60p) ~ Nicholas Nickleby hitting Dotheboys Hall headmaster, from Nichols Nickleby
1st (60p) ~ Inspector Bucket interviews Mrs Bagnet, from Bleak House
1st (60p) ~ Maggy is introduced to Arthur Clennam, from Little Dorrit
1st (60p) ~ Charles Darnay is arrested by French revolutionaries, in A Tale of Two Cities


Sheet stamps[edit]

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First Day Cover[edit]

FDC

Presentation Pack[edit]

Pack (Cover)

Miniature Sheet[edit]

  • Sheet Size: height 67mm x width 190mm
  • Stamp Size: 37mm x 35mm
Miniature sheet

First Day Cover[edit]

MSFDC

Presentation Pack[edit]

  • Note Pack is included in the Sheet Presentation Pack
MS Pack (Cover)