Classic British Stamps of 1964

41347 | 24.02.2014 | £29.75

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Printed by Royal Mail. Designed by Adrian Bradbury
Classic British Stamps of 1964 Classic British Stamps of 1964
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Date:
24th February 2014
Issue:
Classic British Stamps of 1964 Stamp Sheet (Smilers®)
StockCode:
41347
Price:
£29.75
Producer/Series:
A G Bradbury, History of Britain 102
The sheet is limited to 500 numbered copies.
Details

The stamp event of the year for 1964 was the 400th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare. A set of five stamps featured characters from his plays: Puck & Bottom (A Midsummer Night's Dream); Feste (Twelfth Night); Balcony Scene (Romeo and Juliet); Eve of Agincourt (Henry V); and Hamlet contemplating Yorick's Skull.

Other stamp issues celebrated the 10th International Botanical Congress; the opening of the Forth Road Bridge; and the 20th International Geographical Congress.