GB 2015 Battle of Britain 75th anniversary

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date : 16 July 2015
  • Designed by : Supple Studio, from archive photographs (stamps). Miniature sheet overall designed by The Team
  • Printed by : Cartor, France (part of International Security Printers)
  • Print Process : Offset Lithography
  • Sheet format: height 74mm x width 190mm. Occurs with tab at left (bar code and paper certification) or without this tab (in Presentation Pack)
  • Stamp Size: 41mm x 30mm
  • Phosphor: 'all-over' phosphor coverage on each stamp
  • Perforations : 14.5 x 14
  • Stanley Gibbons Number: MS3735
  • Withdrawn: 16 July 2016

Miniature sheet[edit]

miniature sheet of six stamps
  • 1st class - Pilots scrample to Hurricanes
  • 1st class - 610 Squadron Spitfire patrol
  • 1st class - Armourer Fred Roberts rearms a Spitfire while pilot SGT Bernard Jennings talks to mechanic
  • ₤1.33 - Auxiliary Territorial Recruits learn how to identify enemy aircraft
  • ₤1.33 - Bentley Priory Operations Room
  • ₤1.33 - 32 Squadron fighter pilots relaxing between missions, RAF Hawkinge, Kent

First Day Cover[edit]

MS FDC

Presentation Pack[edit]

Pack (Front)