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Royal Marines Special Stamps

Catalogue code
AS9000

Eight new Special Stamps celebrating almost 360 years of the Royal Marines.

Each stamp highlights a key role or skill of the UK’s elite commando force.

The eight-stamp set includes four First Class and four £1.85 stamps.

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The UK’s elite commando force, the Royal Marines, were founded in 1664 and have been an integral part of the Royal Navy’s forces since the 1750s.

The complete set of eight new stamps showcases some of the key roles and responsibilities of the Royal Marines.

The eight stamps highlight the wide range of tasks and skills demonstrated by the force through rich photography.

Four First Class stamps and four £1.85 stamps presented as two horizontal se-tenant strips.

First Class Aviation operations

First Class Cold-weather operations

First Class Mountain operations

First Class Arid-climate operations

£1.85 Commando training

£1.85 Band Service

£1.85 Amphibious operations

£1.85 Maritime security operations

Stamp specifications

Stamp format

Landscape

Stamp size

41mm x 30mm

Printer

Cartor Security Printers

Print process

Lithography

Perforations

14.5 x 14

Phosphor

Bars as appropriate

Gum

PVA