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As the conflict entered its fourth year, pivotal moments such as the US entering the war and the U-boat menace. These and other significant events are explored in authoritative and engaging detail in the Presentation Pack. Includes all six Special stamps and accompanied by fascinating archive images.
Illustrated by graphic novel artist Leigh Gallagher, the Presentation Pack continues the dramatic design approach used on the stamps. It focuses on key events from throughout the fire, right up to the regeneration of our magnificent capital.
1916 saw a number of the war’s most momentous battles and pivotal moments, including the Battle of the Somme. The key events of this fateful year are explored in authoritative and engaging detail in the Presentation Pack.Code AP417
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
Designed to resemble a newspaper of the time, the First World War 1914 Presentation Pack explores the political and economic context within which war broke out in 1914, charting the course of events from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand to the end of 1914. It also includes all six First World War 1914 Special Stamps together with the descriptive carrier card, and bears a superb portrait of Captain Francis Grenfell of the 9th Lancers, who won one of the first Victoria Crosses of the war in 1914, on its reverse. Code AP392
We are delighted to mark the 170th anniversary of the famous Penny Red with this lovely block of four facsimiles, which printed using the original intaglio process.
A non-postally valid facsimile sheet printed from copies of the original blocks of four.
Mackennal triumphed with his design for the higher value four-stamp Seahorses series. The four Seahorses – with half-crown, five shillings, ten shillings and £1 values – finally appeared in July 1913. They were instantly loved, as they are today. Code ZP004