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Tihis Retail Stamp Book was launched to celebrate the London 2020 International Stamp Exhibition and mark the 180th anniversary of the Penny Black. Unfortunately the show had to be subsequently postponed until 2022 because of Covid-19.
Issued on 10 March 2020.
This Retail Stamp Book of six First Class stamps was launched on 10th March to celebrate the London 2020 International Stamp Exhibition which was due to take place at the Business Design Centre in Islington between 2nd and 9th May inclusive. Unfortunately it had to be postponed until 2022 because of Covid-19.
The book includes two Penny Black, two Twopenny Blue and two Penny Red stamps first issued in 2015 and bears the London 2020 show logo.
The book has been printed in gravure and the stamps are self-adhesive unlike the individual stamps from the set which are litho and gummed. The printer is International Security Printers.