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In the second Prestige Stamp Book of this series, Imperial War Museum historian Matt Brosnan charts the development of the war during 1915. Contains all six Special Stamps, a unique stamp pane and re-printed Army Uniforms Special stamps.
Following the series themes of Poppy, Poetry, Portraits, War Art, Memorials and Artefacts, the Mint Stamps feature David Gentleman’s cameo head of The Queen in Royal Mail Red, echoing the colour of poppies, that most poignant symbol of remembrance.
These six First World War 1914 centenary stamps represent the six series themes of Poppy, Poetry, Portraits, War Art, Memorials and Remembrance and Artefacts. Code AS27A
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. Contains all six Special Stamps.
In this detailed souvenir book, historian Matt Brosnan examines the causes of the First World War. Features all six First World War Special Stamps in panes and combinations of Definitive stamps that are unavailable anywhere else.Code YB055
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
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
Containing all three minature sheets in the series, this thought-provoking pack unfolds to form a remembrance cross.