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Centenary of the Girl Guide movement: Miniature Sheet - 2 February 2010

2010 marks the centenary of the guiding movement and to celebrate this important anniversary Royal Mail has worked with Girlguiding UK to produce a miniature sheet highlighting the four age-group categories of the organisation with just some of the activities they undertake

Centenary of the Girl Guides Stamp Miniature sheet honouring Girlguiding UK.
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Technical details:
Designed by Together Design, the sheet is printed by Cartor Security Printing in lithography. Dimensions: 190mm x 67mm.   The Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section members were photographed by Laura Ashman.  Other photographic acknowledgements: Kite, cupcake, pencils, paint splats, photo edge and water drops iStockphoto; map Location Maps Limited; all other images Getty Images.

All stamp and postmark images are copyright 2009/10, Royal Mail.


Products available (will be added to our ecommerce site soon)
Miniature sheet  - 3.55
Sheet on PO fdc - 4.60
Set of 5 Stamp Cards - 2.95
Presentation Pack - 4.10


Special Postmarks available on the day of this issue are shown here.   These images may not be to scale.

Official first day postmark showing Guide trefoil. Guide, Blackburn, Postmark with text as below. Guide, Blackburn, non-pictorial official postmark. Crystal Palace Postmark showing trefoil and 100. London SW1 postmark showing '100' & celebrating guides.
Ref FD1005 - Official Bureau postmark Ref FD1006 - Guide, Blackburn
"Young People are the World's Greatest Asset" Olave, Lady Baden-Powell
Ref FD1006NP
Guide, Blackburn non-pictorial official Postmark
Ref L11612
Crystal Palace, London SE19
Ref L11613 - Headquarters of Girl Guiding UK, London SW1
London Postmark showing Lord Baden Powell. Chesterfield Postmark showing Lady Baden-Powell. Birmingham postmark showing camp fire. Birmingham postmark showing rainbow logo. Crystal Palace postmark showing birthday cake.
Ref L11610 - London W2 showing Lord Baden-Powell Ref N11624 - Chesterfield, showing Lady Baden-Powell Ref M11622 - Venture Way, Birmingham Ref M11623 - Birmingham Ref L11611 - Century of Girlguiding , Crystal Palace London
postmark showing guide with magnifier exaining animal track.



Ref L11615 Crystal Palace




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2010 stamp issues
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January
7 Classic Album Covers
7 Olympic Games retail book 1
26 Business & Customised Smilers MS
February
2 Girl Guide Centenary
25 350th ann of the Royal Society
25 Olympic Games retail book 2
March
1 Castles of Wales
11 Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
23 House of Stewart
30 Machin & Country Definitives
30 Festival of Stamps retail advertising book
April
13 Endangered Mammals
May
6 Accession of George V*
8 The King's Stamps* &
London 2010 Souvenirs *
13
Britain Alone (1940)*
* London 2010 Festival of Stamps issues
18 Halley's Comet Commemorative Sheet
June
15 House of Stuart
15 Endangered Mammals Retail Booklet
July
8 British Grand Prix Commemorative Sheet
27
Olympics & Paralympics II
& Olympic Games retail book 3

August
10 London Eye Commemorative Sheet
19 Great British Railways I
19 Retail booklets: 12x2nd, 6x1st
September
15 Battle of Britain - Spitfire Generic Sheet & Retail booklet
16 Medical Breakthroughs
17 Faststamps: Bird pictorials
October
12 Children's Books
12 Olympic Games retail book 4
26 Special Delivery Machins
28 Remembrance: the National Arboretum
November
2 Christmas - Wallace & Gromit

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