Royal Mail's 'grand tour'
around the UK comes to an end with Celebrating
the fourth and final miniature sheet in the series, The Four Countries
of the UK. The sheet contains four stamps: three
have been specially created for the issue, including two long-format
stamps featuring St David and the National Assembly for Wales
building, floodlit, on Cardiff Bay.
Designed by Silk Pearce, the sheet is printed by De La Rue Security Print in lithography. Dimensions: 123mm x 70mm. The original 1st class Wales definitive was designed by Tutssels Enterprise IG and the dragon was forged in Welsh steel by brothers Toby and Gideon Petersen. 81p St David designed by Claire Melinsky; 1st class Welsh National Flag by Peter Crowther Associates Ltd. 81p National Assembly for Wales, photograph © The Photolibrary Wales/Alamy. Background photograph: Harlech Castle, Snowdonia © David Noton Photography/Alamy
All stamp and postmark images are copyright 2009, Royal Mail.
We will produce a limited number of Norvic First Day Covers for this issue price - £6.95 each which will be offered first to customers who have purchased the previous covers in the series.
Sheet on PO fdc
Set of 5 Stamp Cards
Postmarks available on the day of this issue will be shown here; others
will be added as they are announced.
These images may not be to scale.
|Ref FD907 - Official Bureau postmark, All Wales is a Sea of Song .|| Ref FD908
Tyddewi/St Davids 'Cymru am Byth!/Wales For ever!'
| Ref FD980NP
Tyddewi/St Davids non-pictorial official Postmark
| Ref W5097
Cardiff permanent postmark
| Ref W6038
Cardiff operational cds postmark
| Ref W11277
Celebrating Wales - Cardiff
| Ref W11278
Celebrating Wales, St David's, Dyfed
| Ref W11280 Saint
David's Day St Davids Pembrokeshire
(St David's Day is 1 March!)
| Ref W11282
|Ref L11272 - Spring Stampex, Dathlu Cymru Celebrating Wales|
St Davids Drive, Birmingham
Great Little Trains of Wales, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
The Great Little Trains of Wales, Tywyn, Gwynedd
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This page updated 17 March 2009
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