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The Wars of the Roses Stamp Set

Catalogue code
AS7100

Eight mint stamps featuring stunning illustrations re-imagining key battles from across 30 years of the Wars of the Roses.

Two Second Class, two First Class, two £1.70 and two £2.55 stamps.

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Leading historical artist Graham Turner’s stunning paintings appear on eight new Special Stamps.

Each stamp re-imagines a battle or skirmish from across 30 years of the Wars of the Roses.

The issue marks the 550th anniversary of the Battle of Tewkesbury, one of the defining conflicts of the Wars.

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 specifications

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