Sherlock Holmes

30968 | 08.10.2009 | £29.75

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Printed by Royal Mail. Designed by Adrian Bradbury
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Date:
8th October 2009
Issue:
Sherlock Holmes Stamp Sheet (Smilers®)
StockCode:
30968
Price:
£29.75
Producer/Series:
A G Bradbury, History of Britain 42
The sheet is limited to 750 numbered copies.
Details
This sheet celebrates the creator of the world's most famous fictional detective. Sherlock Holmes was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle who was born in 1859 - this sheet marks the 150th anniversary of his birth.

The border features images from his most famous novels:
The Final Problem
The Empty House
The Man with the Twisted Lip
The Naval Treaty
Silver Blaze
A Scandal in Bohemia
The Boscombe Valley Mystery
A Case of Identity


Whilst the ten labels feature the following 'Adventures':
The Adventure of the Carboard Box
The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist
The Adventure of the Speckled Band
The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle
The Adventure of the Reigate Squire
The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet
The Adventure of the Naval Treaty
The Adventure of the Copper Beeches
The Adventure of the Dancing Men
The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual