Royal Mail is marking the 800th anniversary of Cambridge University with the issue of another premium-pricec commemorative sheet. The sheet is pictured below, the labels include Charles Darwin, Isaac Newton, the Boat Race, DNA, and the Cambridge Footlights.
The Royal Mail Commemorative Sheets consist of 10 x 1st class stamps, with commemorative labels and a commemorative border in an illustrated and informative folder.
|The narrative alongside
the labels indicates that they mark:
Col 1: Charles Darwin, William Harley, the University Boat Race, Thomas Babington Macaulay & the Cambridge Footlights.
Col 2: Isaac Newton, Crick & Watson (DNA), literature, engineering, & the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King's College.
|This postmark was used
on the day of issue.
800th Anniversary, Cambridge
Note, we did not prepare First Day Covers for this sheet.
The self-adhesive sheet is designed by Frontmedia, and printed by Cartor Security Printing. It is A4 size, 297 x 210mm. The Fireworks stamps have elliptical perforations.
This page updated 5 December 2010
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