D-Day 75th Anniversary Set of Six Special Stamps

Catalogue code
AS4659

This unique collection marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Six Special Stamps feature original photographs of the soldiers involved and events as they unfolded during this defining moment in UK and European history.

Two First Class stamps, two £1.35 stamps and two £1.60 stamps.

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£7.30

Six Special Stamps with evocative photographs taken in the build-up to, during and in the aftermath of the D-Day landings on 6 June 1944.

 Two First Class stamps, two £1.35 stamps and two £1.60 stamps.

Presented as three vertical se-tenant strips of two.

  • Men of No 4 Commando, 1st Special Service Brigade are briefed by Commanding Officer Lt Col R Dawson ahead of the Normandy assault First Class
  • HMS Warspite, part of Bombardment Force ‘D’, shells German gun batteries in support of the landings on Sword First Class
  • Paratroopers of the British 6th Airborne Division synchronise watches prior to take-off at around 2300 hrs on 5 June 1944 £1.35
  • Commandos of HQ 4th Special Service Brigade wading ashore on Juno £1.35
  • An American A-20 Havoc light bomber with D-Day ‘invasion stripes’ provides air support following the D-Day landings £1.60
  • Troops from the East Yorkshire Regiment take cover as an enemy shell explodes nearby on 19 July 1944 £1.60

 

Stamp specifications:

Mint stamps D-Day

Stamp format Landscape

Stamp size 60mm x 30mm

Design Baxter and Bailey

Number per sheet 30/60

Printer International Security Printers

Print process Lithography

Perforations 14.5 x 14

Phosphor Bars as appropriate

Gum PVA

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