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British Engineering Set of 6 Stamps

Catalogue code
AS4507

Celebrate the best of British with these Special Stamps honouring half a century of groundbreaking, life-saving, world-changing engineering excellence.

Two First Class stamps, two £1.55 stamps and two £1.60 stamps.

Each stamp pays tribute to a pioneering project showcasing why UK innovation in engineering is revered throughout the world.

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In the 50th anniversary year of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s coveted MacRobert Award, this collection of six Special Stamps celebrates pioneering projects and history-making creations showcasing why UK innovation in engineering is revered throughout the world.

Two First Class stamps, two £1.55 stamps and two £1.60 stamps. 

Each stamp pays tribute to a pioneering project showcasing why UK innovation in engineering is revered throughout the world.

Raspberry Pi First Class

Falkirk Wheel First Class

Catalytic Converter £1.55

Crossrail £1.55

MRI Scanner £1.60

Bone Graft £1.60

 

Stamp specifications:

Mint stamps British Engineering

Value Two First Class stamps, two £1.55 stamps and two £1.60 stamps

Stamp format Portrait

Stamp size 35mm x 37mm

Design Common Curiosity

Illustrations Martin Woodward

Printer International Security Printers

Print process Lithography

Perforations 14.5 x 14

Phosphor Bars as appropriate

Gum PVA

 

Raspberry Pi

First Class

At just the size of a credit card and with sales of over 20 million, the Raspberry Pi is the tiny microcomputer that has had a massive impact on science and technology worldwide.

Falkirk Wheel

First Class

A collaboration of British engineers and architects produced the world’s first and only rotating boat lift, joining two major Scottish canals for the first time in 70 years.

Catalytic Converter

£1.55

Today’s cars are far less polluting than those of 50 years ago as a result of three-way catalytic converters scrubbing car exhausts of harmful gases.

Crossrail

£1.55

The Crossrail project to connect suburbs across London required 13 miles of twin tunnels to be bored under the city, navigating existing sewers, Tube train tunnels and building foundations.

MRI Scanner

£1.60

We rely on MRI scanners for routine imaging of our bodies. It was made possible through the work carried out with superconducting magnets by British engineers at Oxford Instruments.

Bone Graft

£1.60

Incredible engineered materials that promote bone growth are used in complex orthopaedic surgeries and have improved outcomes for hundreds of thousands of patients worldwide.

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