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Royal Mail Postal Service 2014 Issue
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Classic Childrens TV Stamp Set

The Royal Mail Postal Service has issued 12 new stamps with a postage value of first class named "Classic Childrens TV Stamps" on the 7th of January 2014. The twelve stamps depict popular TV show characters that were broadcast between the years of 1950 and 2014. These stamps are being issued to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Bagpuss. A saggy old cloth cat that first appeared on television screens in 1974, and is consider to be the most popular British childrens TV character of all time. It is also the 50th anniversary of The Magic Roundabout. Each of the twelve childrens TV characters is listed below with reference to the stamps above.

  • Andy Pandy-screened in 1950, top left 1st
  • Ivor the Engine-screened in 1959, middle 1st
  • Dougal-screened in 1965, right 1st
  • Windy Miller-screened in 1966, left 2nd
  • Mr. Benn-screened in 1971, middle 2nd
  • Great Uncle Bulgaria-screened in 1973, right 2nd
  • Bagpuss-screened in 1974, left 3rd
  • Paddington Bear-screened in 1975, middle 3rd
  • Postman Pat-screened in 1981, right 3rd
  • Bob the Builder-screened in 1998, bottom left 4th
  • Peppa pig-screebed in 2014, bottom middle 4th
  • Shaun the Sheep-screened in 2007, bottom right 4th

"Classic Childrens TV Stamps" can be purchase as a set of 12, Sheets of 30/60, Presentation pack and FDC. The size of each stamp is 25mm by 25mm with a stamp perforation size of 15 x 15 using the 2cm reference. They were printed by International Security Printers using the gravure printing process. Type of Gum is self-adhesive.


Classic Childrens TV Stamps FDC and Stamp


Classic Childrens TV Stamps Presentation Pack


To order these stamps or to learn more go to http://www.royalmail.com/ Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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