Sheet of 20 plus labels
These colourful and amusing 1st class stamps were were first
issued in 1996 in booklets of 10, and were made available for
personalisation - aimed at the business market - in December
2001. Personalised 'Smilers' sheets are now usually in sheets of
20, and this souvenir sheet with illustrated labels has been
produced. The sheet is A4 in size and contains two sets of
stamps. The sheet is sold at a premium over face value.
Sheets - printed by House of Questa as are all Personalised sheets.
This is the first time these stamps have been printed by Questa as the booklets were printed by Walsall Security Print.
All images are taken from Royal Mail's Philatelic Bulletin and Postmark Bulletin, and are Copyright 2003 by Royal Mail.
Mint sheet - £7.95; Set of 10 stamps + labels - £4.25
There are NO Royal Mail FDCs for these stamps.
Only one postmark was produced for this sheet
Crosswords on Stamps, London SW1
This page updated 29 July 2003 [7.2.05]
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