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The Wars of the Roses Presentation Pack

Catalogue code
AP489

All eight Special Stamps feature within a beautifully presented, fact-packed souvenir.

Discover more about the noble rivalries and brutal battles that shaped four decades of civil wars.

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The Presentation Park includes all eight Special Stamps with artist Graham Turner’s paintings.

This beautifully presented, fact-packed collectible recalls events between 1455 and 1487, when England was torn apart by a series of violent struggles for the throne.

Historian and researcher Dr David Grummitt writes about the series of bloody battles known as the Wars of the Roses.

A timeline features a summary of each conflict depicted on the stamps.

Two Second Class, two First Class, two £1.70 and two £2.55 stamps presented as four horizontal se-tenant pairs.

Second Class - Battle of Bosworth, 1485

Second Class - Battle of Tewkesbury, 1471

First Class - Battle of Barnet, 1471

First Class - Battle of Edgecote Moor, 1469

£1.70 - Battle of Towton, 1461

£1.70 - Battle of Wakefield, 1460

£2.55 - Battle of Northampton, 1460

£2.55 - First Battle of St Albans, 1455

Stamp format

Landscape

Stamp size

50mm x 30mm

Illustrations

Graham Turner

Design

Royal Mail Group Limited

Printer

International Security Printers

Print process

Lithography

Perforations

14 x 14

Phosphor

Bars as appropriate

Gum

PVA