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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
A selection of some of the key elements from the 1916 issue, providing you with a diverse array of informative and collectable items. 10% discount is included in the price, compared to the cost of buying the featured items individually. Code PK071
Featuring all ten 1916 stamps plus the complete Miniature Sheet. Reproduced from the original stamp artwork at postcard size. The ideal way to enjoy every detail of these poignant stamps.Code AQ236
The evocative image for the 1915 Poppy stamp is an abstract work by artist Howard Hodgkin, executed as a carborundum print.Code N3073
Fiona Strickland’s lovely watercolour for the Poppy Special Stamp has been reproduced at full size to reveal all the fine texture and translucency of this most symbolic flower’s petals.Code N3067
This pack commemorates the Post Office Rifles on the centenary of their arrival in France on 18th March 1915. It documents their bravery, tenacity and character during their time in the trenches on the Western Front.
It was a general’s worst nightmare but a dream come true for the rank and file dodging death in the trenches. On Christmas Day in 1914, British and German troops climbed from their dugouts and met as friends in no man’s land.Code AV030
As befits a series of such historic importance, we are proud to offer this unique Great War Collector Album and Slipcase. It will hold and display every First World War Special Stamp produced in the whole five-year series. Code PA777
Available in numbered, limited editions of just 1,000, these exquisite sets, created by Royal Mail and The Royal Mint each contain two half-size replica gallantry medals crafted in sterling silver from the original tooling.
In April 2015 Royal Mail will be issuing a Commemorative Sheet to mark the bicentenary of the birth of Anthony Trollope, who was one of the most successful and respected English novelists of the Victorian era and had a long association with the Post Office. Code AV032
Complete with a foreword by HRH The Duke of Cambridge, this important volume combines authoritative text with the best photographs, art, and momentoes from the Imperial War Museum’s First World War archives and collections.Code NZ046
The 2006 Poppy stamp, self adhesive. AS841