These Royal Mail stamps were affixed to specially designed envelopes and postmarked on the first day that the stamps were issued.
05.03.2015 | Forth Railway Bridge, Postmarked at BirminghamBUY NOW £50
1st Tarr Steps, Exmoor
1st Packhorse Bridge, Wasdale Head
1st Pulteney Bridge, Bath
1st Craigellachie Bridge, River Spey
1st Menai Straits Bridge, Wales
1st Newcastle High Level Bridge
1st Royal Border Bridge
1st Middlesborough Transporter Bridge
1st Humber Bridge
1st Derry Peace Bridge
Limited Edition: 60 copies Worldwide.
Notes: These covers are hand made from the finest quality linen textured paper. The Bridges stamp issue celebrates the leaps in engineering that have seen the UK’s bridges evolve from humble stone crossings to dramatic symbolic landmarks conceived by progressive architects. The stamp images feature British bridges constructed from a wide range of different materials, including gritstone, limestone, cast iron, wrought iron and steel, while referencing diverse styles of bridge engineering, from clapper and stone arch to suspension and bowstring girder.
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