Royal Mail

First World War - 1916 Stamps Set

Catalogue code
AS1590
First World War special six stamps set, with war imagery.
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This set includes battlefield poppy imagery created especially for this stamp issue. With images including images including an artefact and a memorial.

First-class

'Battlefield Poppy' by Giles Revell.A single poppy stands against a chaotic and barren background.

First-class

'To My Brother' by Vera Brittain.

In June 1918, she wrote 'To My Brother', a poem commemorating Edward's bravery on the Somme two years previously. Four days later, Edward was killed.

First-class

A stamp of munitions worker Lottie Meade.

This studio portrait shows Charlotte 'Lottie' Meade. Reflecting her work as a munitions worker, Meade is posing in her overalls, her hair covered by a headscarf.

£1.52

A stamp depicting Travoys arriving with wounded at a dressing station at Smol, Macedonia. September 1916, Stanley Spencer. This painting was inspired by an incident he witnessed in September 1916.

£1.52

A stamp of the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. The village of Thiepval was a key strategic point on the Somme battlefield.

£1.52

Captain AC Green's Battle of Jutland Commemorative Medal.After Jutland, unofficial medals were struck to commemorate the battle.

Special Stamps Technical Specifications

Design Hat Trick

Stamp format/size Square 35mm x 35mm

Printer International Security Printers

Print process Lithography

Perforation 14.5 x 14.5

Phosphor Bars as appropriate

Gum PVA