Royal Mail

Christmas 2017 Stamp Set

Catalogue code
AS3175
Christmas 2017 stamp set, in two designs.
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£12.51

12 Christmas 2017 stamps, with eight 'Madonna and Child' stamps and four children's design competion stamps.

The design for the 'Madonna and Child' special stamps have been selected from around the world. They are based on the initial concept ideas by Kate Stephens.

The two winning stamps from the children's design competition were selected by HRH The Prince of Wales.

Christmas competition 2nd Class: The 'Snow Family' (detail) by nine-year old Arwen Wilson from Dudley, West Midlands.

Christmas competition second-class large: The 'Snow Family' (detail) by nine-year old Arwen Wilson from Dudley, West Midlands.

Christmas competition first-class: The 'Santa Claus on his sleigh on a starry night' design by ten-year-old Ted Lewis- Clark from Frome in Somerset.

Christmas competition first-class large: The 'Santa Claus on his sleigh on a starry night' design by ten-year-old Ted Lewis- Clark from Frome in Somerset.

Second-class: 'Virgin and Child' (detail) attributed to Gerard David (c) Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain/

'Bridgeman Images.

Second-class large: 'Virgin and Child' attributed to Gerard David (c) Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain/ Bridgeman Images.

First-class: 'Madonna and Child' (detail) by William Dyce, Royal Collection Trust/(c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017.

First-class large: 'Madonna and Child' (detail) by William Dyce, Royal Collection Trust/(c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017.

£1.17: 'Virgin Mary with Child' (detail) attributed to Quinten Massys, Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain (c) Erich Lessing.

£1.40: 'Small Cowper Madonna' (detail) by Raphael (c) National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA/Bridgeman Images.

£1.57 - 'The Sleep of the Infant Jesus' (detail) by Giovanni Battista Sassoferrato, Muse du Louvre, Paris, France (c) Erich Lessing.

£2.27:

'Saint Luke painting the Virgin' (detail) by Eduard Jakob Von Steinie, Royal Collection Trust/(c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017.

Special Stamps Technical Specifications

Design Royal Mail Group

Stamp format/size (Standard) Portrait 24mm x 28mm

Stamp format/size (Large) Portrait 34mm x 28mm

Printer De La Rue Security Print

Print process Gravure

Perforation 14.5 x 15

Phosphor Bars as appropriate

Gum Self-adhesive

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