Royal Mail's Design Classics associated products, issued after the set of 10 issued in January, continue with this Smilers Generic Sheet to be issued on the 40th anniversary of the Concorde supersonic airliner's first flight.
Collectors will be interested to note that
the stamps are shown to the left of the labels, the first time this
format has been used.
Designed by Neon design
agency, London, the A4 (297 x 210mm) Smilers Sheet is
printed in litho by Cartor Security Printing.
All images are Copyright 2009 by Royal Mail.
This is not regarded by Royal Mail as a new issue, so there are no official First Day postmarks available.
Postmarks available on the day of issue are shown here. These may not be to scale.
|Ref W11283 Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Concorde's First Flight, Filton, Bristol.||Ref L11286
Concorde 40th Anniversary, Heathrow Airport, Hounslow
40th Anniversary year First Flight Concorde 002, Filton, Bristol.
Concorde Anniversaries, Filton, Bristol.
40th Anniversary Filton, Bristol.
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This page updated 1 December 2009
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