King George V (Overprint): Miniature Sheet Stamps

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

08.05.2010 | George and the Dragon, Postmarked at London SW1

BUY NOW   £80 King George V (Overprint): Miniature Sheet, George and the Dragon King George V (Overprint): Miniature Sheet, George and the Dragon
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Stamp Type:
Stamp Details:
1st Queen Elizabeth & King George V
£1 King George V Downey and Mackennal Heads
Producer/Series:   ( BFDC No 78 )
London SW1, GvR Royal Cypher, Special Handstamp
Limited Edition: 100 copies Worldwide.
Notes: This exclusive design is printed on the best quality textured linen paper and then hand made into envelopes.
These specially overprinted sheets (top right corner) have been printed by Royal Mail in much smaller quantities than normal and thus might well prove to be a good investment.
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Reference Images:
Miniature Sheet
Postmark illustrations
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Exhibition Overprint Miniature Sheet – Technical Details:

Feature Type/Detail
Stamps 1st, £1.00
Products First Day Cover/Press Sheet
Design Sedley Place
Sheet Size 140 mm (w) x 74mm (h)
Stamp size 33mm (w) x 24mm (h)
Printer Cartor Security Printing
Print process Lithography
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