Forth Road Bridge Stamps

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

04.09.1964 | Balmoral Castle Postmark, Postmarked at Balmoral Castle

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4th September 1964 - Forth Road Bridge
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Stamp Details:
6d Forth Road Bridge
Notes: Star Item: This is a real EXHIBITION piece with accompanying letter and envelope from the Assistant Press Secretary to The Queen. The letter explains the significance of the postmark to the bridge. 'The Queen travelled from London by the Royal Train on 2nd Sept 1964 to undertake engagements in Glasgow and Edinburgh on 3rd Sept and opened the Forth Road Bridge on 4th Sept. travelling to Balmoral that evening.'
Reference Images:
Commemorative Stamp
Presentation Pack
Postmark illustrations
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