22 March 2007
the Abolition of the Slave Trade - a set of 6 stamps commemorating the 200th anniverasry of the Slave Trade Act 1807.
The 1st class pair shows William Wilberforce and Olaudah Equiano, the 50p pair Granville Sharp and Thomas Clarkson, and the 72p pair Hannah More and Ignatius Sancho.
The Norvic Limited Edition first day cover shows the Clarkson Memorial in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, with panels showing Sharp & Wilberforce. The cover is cancelled with the Wisbech Capital of the Fens postmark with the inscription Birthplace of Campaigner Thomas Clarkson 200th Anniversary Abolition of Slave Trade.
Also available first day covers, PHQ cards, presentation packs. Click here to see the whole range.