Royal Mail's 2019 Philatelic Classics

Royal Mail's 2019 Philatelic Classics

     Royal Mail announced its first Special Stamp issue of 2019, Stamp Classics, honoring 150 years of The Royal Philatelic Society London and 50 years of The Postal Museum while celebrating the history of philately and the Royal Mail. 

     Each stamp of the set was a key representation from each monarch’s reign – from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II.


Stamp Classics Minisheet


     These stamps on stamps appear on a minisheet and feature: the Queen Victoria £1 green of 1891; the King Edward VII 2d Tyrian plum of 1910; the King George V 2s 6d of 1913; the King Edward VIII 1 ½d of 1936; the King George VI Penny Black Centenary ½d of 1940 and the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation 2 ½d of 1953. 

     Richard Stock, President Elect of the RPSL said, "The stamps featured are truly representative of those issued during each reign."  

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