Tuesday, July 17, 2007

British Army Uniforms

Gibbons Stamp Monthly reports that Royal Mail will issue a set of 6 stamps on 20 September as part of a new series featuring British

Produced in se-tenant strips of 3, the stamps are as follows:

1st class - military police NCO from Kosovo
1st class - tank commander from World War II
1st class - artillery observer from First World War

78p - rifleman from Peninsula War
78p - grenadier from the battle of Blenheim
78p - trooper from around the time of the restoration of King Charles II

A presentation pack, prestige booklet and first day covers will also be available.
A Royal Air Force issue follows in 2008, and Royal Navy in 2009.
To learn more about other upcoming British stamps, click here.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM