Saturday, August 13, 2016

UK 2016 - Beatrix Potter

ISSUE DATE: 28 July 2016
 STAMP SIZE: 35 x 37 mm
 STAMP DESIGN: Charlie Smith Design

July 28 2016 marks 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter, and to celebrate the Royal Mail have created a series of stamps based on the British author’s most popular characters. The six Special Stamps feature the original illustrations of Peter Rabbit, Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, Squirrel Nutkin, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Tom Kitten and Benjamin Bunny. 

The stamp set is brought to you as three horizontal se-tenant strips of two stamps.

The Tale of Peter Rabbit First published in 1902 First Class

The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle First published in 1905 First Class

The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin First published in 1903 £1.33

The Tale of Jemima Puddle Duck First published in 1908 £1.33

The Tale of Benjamin Bunny First published in 1904 £1.52

The Tale of Tom Kitten First published in 1907 £1.52 

Stamp images thanks to Royal Mail