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Issue Date & Picture

Issue title & description


Tuesday 10 January

Animal Tales - joint issue with USA
Se-tenant pairs of 2nd class, 1st class, 42p & 68p stamps.
Also: Generic Smilers sheet, Paddington Bear 1st class stamp.


Tuesday 7 February

A British Journey - England
Carding Mill Valley, Beachy Head Lighthouse, St Paul's Cathedral, Brancaster, Derwent Edge, Robin Hood's Bay, Buttermere, Chipping Campden, St Boniface Down, Chamberlain Square Birmingham


Thursday 23 February

Isambard Kingdom Brunel Birth Bicentenary
set of 6, miniature sheet, and Prestige Book
1st class Royal Albert Bridge; 40p Box Tunnel; 42p Paddington Station; 47p PSS Great Eastern; 60p Clifton Suspension Bridge; 68p Maidenhead Bridge.


Wednesday, 1st March
St David's Day

Welsh Assembly Building
Contains Wales country definitives: 1 x 2nd class, 2 x 1st class, 2 x 68p.


Tuesday, 7th March
Fun Fruit & Veg Smilers Sheet

Fun Fruit & Veg Smilers Sheet
containing two sets of 10 stamps depicting fruit and vegetables, and 20 'speech bubble' labels.


Tuesday, 21st March

Ice Age Animals
1st class - sabre tooth cat, 42p - giant deer, 47p - woolly rhino, 68p - mammoth, 1.12 - cave bear


Tuesday, 28th March
machin definitive stamps.
44p & 72p stamps for Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England

Machin and Country definitives
37p olive-green Machin (2nd class inland 100gr rate); 44p ultramarine (Europe 20gr letter rate); 49p rust Machin (1st class inland 100gr rate); 72p red (Worldwide 20gr letter rate)
44p (Oak tree) & 72p (rose) England
44p (Thistle) & 72p (Tartan) Scotland
44p (Daffodil) & 72p (Prince of Wales feathers) Wales
44p (lace) & 72p (Beleek porcelain) Northern Ireland


Tuesday, April 18th
two of the 8 British stamps commemorating the 80th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.

80th Birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth II
se-tenant pairs of 2nd class, 1st class, 44p & 72p values - 8 designs, all monochrome photographs.


Thursday 25th May
Washington 2996 Smilers Sheet.

Washington 2006 Exhibition Smilers Sheet
containing 20 'Hello' Greetings stamps, and 20 labels showing a US Mailbox.


Tuesday 6 June
World Cup Winners 2006 stamp set.

World Cup Winners
1st class - England, 42p - Italy, 44p - Argentina, 50p - Germany, 64p - France, 72p - Brazil. Also a Smilers Sheet for 40th Anniv. of England's 1966 win.


Tuesday 20 June
GB Modern Architecture stamp set.

Modern Architecture
1st class - London, 42p - Dundee, 44p - Birmingham, 50p - Chichester, 64p - Tiree, 72p - Hull.


Tuesday 4 July
Life's Special Moments Smilers Stamps Sheet.

Life's Special Moments Smilers Sheet
1st class stamps in 6 designs first issued October 2005.


Tuesday 18 July
GB National Portrait Gallery stamp set.

National Portrait Gallery 150th Anniversary
10 x 1st class se-tenant block: Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Joshua Reynolds, T. S. Elliot, Emmeline Pankhurst, Virginia Woolf, Sir Walter Scott, Mary Seacole, William Shakespeare, Dame Cicely Saunders, & Charles Darwin


Tuesday 1 August
GB Pricing in proportion definitives.

New definitive stamps - Pricing in Proportion
1st & 2nd class Large Letter, 1st & 2nd class (standard) letter, 12p & 14p make-up rate stamps. All conventionally gummed.


Tuesday 15 August
GB 1st class Large letter stamp.GB 2nd class Large letter stamp.GB 2nd class standard letter stamp.

New definitive stamps - Pricing in Proportion
1st & 2nd class Large Letter stamps in self-adhesive booklets of 4.
2nd class (standard) letter stamp in coils (conventionally gummed).


Tuesday 31 August
GB Year of the Three Kings miniature sheet.

Year of the Three Kings (1936)
Miniature sheet containing a 3 Machin stamp and images of 1935-7 1d red stamps.


Tuesday 12 September
GB 1st class standard letter stamp. GB 2nd class standard letter stamp.

New definitive stamps - Pricing in Proportion
1st & 2nd class (standard) Letter stamps in self-adhesive booklets of 4 and business sheets of 100.


Thursday 21 September
GB Victoria Cross miniature sheet.

Victoria Cross 150th Anniversary
Set of 6 stamps in se-tenant pairs: 1st class, 64p & 72p. Also miniature sheet containing a these stamps in a block plus a single 1990 20p Medal stamp, and a Prestige Stamp Book.


Tuesday 3 October
GB Sounds of Britain stamps.

Sounds of Britain (Europa)
Five stamps for the Europa theme of Cultural Diversity
1st class - "Bollywood and Bhangra", 42p "Africa and the Caribbean", 50p - "Celtic", 72p "Jazz and Blues", 1.19 - Latin America.


Tuesday 3 October
GB 1st class standard letter stamp. GB 2nd class standard letter stamp.

New definitive stamps - Pricing in Proportion
1st & 2nd class (standard) Letter stamps in conventionally-gummed coils of 1000.


Tuesday 17 October
Extra Special Moments Booklet and Smilers stamps image.

Extra Special Moments Booklet and Smilers Sheet
A second booklet of 6 x 1st class stamps (6 designs) and associated Smilers Sheet of 20 stamps.


Tuesday 7 November
GB 2006 Christmas stamps image.

Christmas
2006 Christmas stamps, miniature sheet and Smilers sheet. 1st class Santa, 2nd class Snowman, a 72p reindeer and 1.19 Christmas Tree. 1st & 2nd class stamps are also in 'Large Letter' versions.
Conventionally gummed MS with all values. Smilers sheet contains 10 each 1st & 2nd.


Thursday 9 November
GB 'Lest We Forget' remembrance  miniature sheet stamps image.

"Lest We Forget" - Miniature sheet
One new 1st class stamp in Poppy design, and a block of 4x72p se-tenant country stamps of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales in a miniature sheet.
Also a generic Smilers sheet of 20 x 1st class stamps showing war memorials.


Tuesday 14 November
GB Belgica '06 Smilers sheet stamps image.

Belgica 2006 Philatelic Exhibition Smilers sheet
Smilers sheet of 20 x 1st class 'Hello' stamps with labels showing stamp collecting themes.


Thursday 30 November
GB Commemorating Scotland miniature sheet stamps image.

Celebrating Scotland - Miniature sheet
A miniature sheet containing 2 x 1st class and 2 x 72p stamps:
1st Lion (existing design);
1st Scottish flag (modification of existing 2nd class);
72p St Andrew (patron saint);
72p Edinburgh (capital city).


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