British Technology Stamps
These Post Office stamps were affixed to specially designed envelopes and postmarked on the first day that the stamps were issued.
19.09.1966 | Jodrell Bank, Postmarked at MacclesfieldBUY NOW £225
4d Jodrell Bank
6d Motor Cars
1s 3d Hovercraft
1s 6d Nuclear Power
Notes: The Jodrell Bank telescope became operational in mid-1957, in time for the launch of the Soviet Union's Sputnik 1, the world's first artificial satellite. The telescope was the only one able to track Sputnik's booster rocket by radar. This cover was posted at Jodrell Bank and postmarked from Macclesfield, the nearest Post Office.
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