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In 1915, the nature of warfare changed forever, as front line soldiers faced terrible new weapons and even the skies over Britain held menacing and deadly Zeppelins. Imperial War Historian Ian Kikuchi charts these developments in the Presentation Pack, which features a reproduction of Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson’s futuristic and dramatic painting: ‘Bursting Shell’.Code AP402
In the second Prestige Stamp Book of this magnificent series, Imperial War Museum historian Matt Brosnan charts the development of the war during 1915. It contains all six Special Stamps, together with a unique Definitives pane and four stamps re- printed from the Army Uniforms Special issue. Code YB057
Replete with fascinating insights, the Coin Cover combines all six Special Stamps with the official 2015 First World War £2 Navy Coin from The Royal Mint, struck to their Brilliant Uncirculated standard. Numbered, limited edition of 15,000.Code AN112
Features all six First World War – 1915 Special Stamps, set on a white canvas within individual mounts and in a black ash effect frame. Code N3072
Following the series themes of Poppy, Poetry, Portraits, War Art, Memorials and Artefacts, the Mint Stamps also feature David Gentleman’s cameo head of The Queen in Royal Mail Red, echoing the colour of poppies, that most poignant symbol of remembrance. They are also brought to you in pristine, unmarked condition.Code AS97A
The evocative image for the 1915 Poppy stamp is an abstract work by artist Howard Hodgkin, executed as a carborundum print.Code N3073