Actual 1st class stamp compared with 1st class flame Machin.
The layout of the 1st class stamp,
in sheets of 50, is shown at left.
The upper pane has 13 Paralympic and
12 Olympic stamps; the lower pane has
12 Paralympic and 13 Olympic stamps.
The cylinder number is on the lower
pane only. The grid shows 6 positions.
The 20g stamp will be issued in
sheets of 25, but there will be two
versions similar to the 1st class panes
shown here. Both versions of the 20g
sheet will have cylinder numbers with
the grid showing 12 positions.
The sheet stamps, designed by Studio Dempsey, are self-adhesive and printed by De La Rue Security Printers in gravure, size 20 x 24mm. The booklet stamps are printed by Walsall Security Printers.
All stamp and postmark images are copyright 2011/2, Royal Mail, reproduced with permission.
2 x 1st class, 2 x 20g airmail definitive stamps
2 x 1st class booklets of 6.
First day cover, Presentation Pack, Stamp cards (4).
Coin Cover, Silver Proof Coin Cover.
In June: Generic Sheet mint
Special 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 FD1201 - Official Bureau postmark, showing the London Skyline||Ref FD1202 Land's End Penzance, Cornwall official first day of issue postmark||Ref FD1202NP Sennen, Penzance, Cornwall, non-pictorial official first day of issue postmark||Ref L12371 London W2
(available until 4 Jan 13)
|Ref L11998 Sporting Disciplines,
(available until 5 Jan 12)
|Ref L12368 London E15||Ref L12369 London E20
||Ref L12367 London SW1
||Ref L12370 London E20||Ref M12372, London Road, Birmingham.
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This page created 9 December 2011
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