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Catalogue code: MZ114
The Classic GPO Posters Miniature Sheet stamps feature four striking artworks, by Edward McKnight Kauffer, Hans Unger, Hans Schleger and Harry Stevens, set on a colourful background of poster designs.
1st Class Quickest Way by Air Mail
Edward McKnight Kauffer, 1935
Produced bold and dynamic posters combining abstract, Cubist and Impressionist influences.
1st Class Address Your Letters Plainly
Hans Schleger, 1942
Was at the forefront of European émigré artists using modernist techniques and was known for his witty designs.
£1.33 Stamps in Books Save Time
Harry Stevens, 1960
Produced eye-catching, colourful and charming designs for the GPO
£1.33 Pack Your Parcels Carefully
Hans Unger, 1950
Designed posters for several organisations, including the GPO, London Transport and various travel firms.
Miniature Sheet Technical Specifications
Sheet Size 115mm x 89mm
Stamp format/size Portrait / 27mm x 37mm
Sheet Design Purpose
Printer International Security Printers
Print process Lithography
Perforation 14 x 14
Phosphor Bars as appropriate
all poster images © Royal Mail Group Ltd 2016, courtesy of The British Postal Museum and Archive, including stamp images: Quickest Way by Air Mail by Edward McKnight Kauffer, 1935; Address Your Letters Plainly by Hans Schleger, 1942; Stamps in Books Save Time by Harry Stevens, 1960; Pack Your Parcels Carefully by Hans Unger, 1950; GPO logo is a registered trade mark of Royal Mail Group Ltd.