Cambridge University [Commemorative Sheet] Stamps

These Royal Mail stamps were affixed to specially designed envelopes and postmarked on the first day that the stamps were issued.

12.09.2009 | 800th Anniversary, Postmarked at Cambridge

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Stamp Type:
Stamp Details:
1st Fireworks plus labels
Producer/Series:   ( BLCS Special No 23 )
Cambridge, Heraldic Lion, Special Handstamp
Reference Images:
Commemorative Sheet
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Available varieties of this First Day Cover.
Heraldic Lion, Special Handstamp
Official Cover
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Cambridge University Commemorative Sheet

Issued to commemorate the 800th Anniversary of one of the great Universities, this University of Cambridge Commemorative Sheet features ten 'fireworks' Stamps alongside labels depicting some of the great achievementof past Cambridge alumni. The backing sheet covers takes a look at the past glories and bright future of this great seat of learning.

Commemorative Sheet – Technical Details:

Feature Type/Detail
Stamps 10 x 1st fireworks
Design Front Media
Stamp Size A4: 297mm (w) x 210mm (h)
Printer Cartor Security Printing
Print process Lithography
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