These Royal Mail stamps were affixed to specially designed envelopes and postmarked on the first day that the stamps were issued.
23.02.2006 | Box Tunnel Double-Dated, Postmarked at Box CorshamBUY NOW £20
1st Royal Albert Bridge, Saltash
40p Box Tunnel
42p Paddington Station
47p PSS Great Eastern
60p Clifton Suspension Bridge
68p Maidenhead Bridge
Notes: This splendid Brunel cover was first issued in 1986 marking the restoration of Box Tunnel. The Famous Locos 34p stamp depicts the Cornish Riviera exiting the tunnel. These covers where then double-dated in 2006 with a special postmark and stamp featuring the Box Tunnel. More recenly the covers have five EXCLUSIVE stamp labels affixed depicting Brunel and four of his most famous engineering achievements: Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Iron Duke locomotive, the Royal Albert Bridge, and the Box Tunnel. A must for all Brunel enthusiasts!
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