Stamps on Ian Fleming’s James Bond Movies – Great Britain 2008

Stamps on Ian Fleming’s James Bond Movies – Great Britain 2008

Great Britain issued Stamps on Ian Fleming’s(1908-1964) Birth Centenary on 06 Jan 2008. Fleming wrote the James Bond series of Spy novels which were also made into James Bond movies. The stamps featured scenes/posters from James Bond movies.

1st Class (sold for 34p NVI) – Casino Royale(1953)

1st Class (sold for 34p NVI)- Dr No (1958)

54p- Goldfinger (1959)                54p- Diamonds are Forever (1956)

78p – For Your Eyes Only  (1960)         78p – From Russia with Love (1957)

GB FDC JAMES BOND
GREAT BRITAIN FDC 2008-IAN FLEMING CENTENARY-JAMES BOND MOVIES
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Stamps on Motorcycles – Great Britain 2005.

Stamps on Motorcycles – Great Britain 2005.

Great Britain issued stamps on Motorcycles on 19 Jul 2005.

1st Class (sold for 30p)- Norton F1 1991.         40p- BSA Rocket 3 ,1969

42p- Vincent Black Shadow  1949                      47p- Triumph Speed Twin 1938.

60p -Brough Superior 1930                                 68p- Royal Enfield 1914.

GB FDC MOTORCYCLES
GB FDC 1993- MOTORCYCLES

 

British Motor Cars on Stamps -1982

British Motor Cars on Stamps -1982

Great Britain issued a set of Four stamps on British Motor Cars on 13 Oct 1982. A First Day Cover is listed. The Cancellation on FDC is interesting -it is to mark 25th Anniversary of Rolls Royce enthusiasts club and cancelled at Towcester Northants. The FDC also features a Bentley. The Cars featured on Stamps are

15.5 P- Austin Seven and Austin Metro         19.5 P – Ford Model “T” and Escourt

26 P – Jaguar SS1 and Jaguar X 16         29 P – Rolls Royce “Silver Ghost” and “Silver Spirit.

GB FDC MOTOR CARS
GB FDC 1982 – BRITISH MOTOR CARS

British Architecture -Historic Buildings – Stamps of Great Britain 1978.

British Architecture -Historic Buildings – Stamps of Great Britain 1978.

The Royal Mail issued a set of four stamps and a miniature sheet on  British Architecture Historic Buildings. All the buildings were listed as World Heritage Sites. The stamps were issued on 01 Mar 1978. A FDC is listed.

9p-  The Tower of London                                10.5p- Holyroodhouse

11p- Caernarvon Castle                                     13p – Hampton Court Palace.

GB FDC HISTORIC BUILDINGS
GB FDC HISTORIC BUILDINGS 1978

 

Summertime Events on Stamps – Great Britain 1994

Summertime Events on Stamps – Great Britain 1994

Come Summer and a whole lot of sporting events take place in Great Britain which are captured on a set of five stamps issued by Great Britain on 02 Aug 1994. The Wimbledon with strawberries and Lord’s Cricket Test Match are great summertime events in Great Britain.

A First Day Cover is listed.

19p – Royal Welsh Agricultural Show Llanelwedd

25p – All England Tennis Championships Wimbledon.

30p – Cowes Week, Yacht Regatta

35p – Cricket Test Match at Lord’s

41p -Scottish Highland Games

FDC GB SUMMERTIME
FIRST DAY COVER GREAT BRITAIN 1994 -SUMMERTIME SPORTING EVENTS

 

 

Stamps on London Metropolitan Police – Great Britain 1979.

Stamps on London Metropolitan Police – Great Britain 1979

Royal Mail issued a set of Four stamps on 26 Sep 1979 to celebrate the 150th Anniversary Of London Metropolitan Police.

10p – Policeman on the Beat

11 and Half Pence- Policeman directing Traffic

13p – Mounted Policeman

15p – River Patrol Boat

FDC GB POLICE
FDC GB 1979 -150th ANNIVERSARY LONDON METROPOLITAN POLICE

Bicycles on Stamps – Great Britain -1978

Bicycles on Stamps – Great Britain -1978

1978 marked the Centenary of both the Cyclists Touring Club & and the British Cycling Federation. In 1878 the cyclists chose front wheels according to the length of their legs. By 1884 the low-built safety bicycle was attracting Women to cycling as a pastime. The 1920’s bicycles were mass produced and built for the comfort-gear case and rubber pneumatic tyres were common now. The design remained virtually unchanged or 75 years until First Moulton appeared in 1962.

Royal Mail issued a set of four stamps on 02 Aug 1978 on Centenary of First Cycling Organisations.

9p – “Penny Farthing” & 1884 safety bicycle.

10.5p – 1920 Touring Bicycles.

11p – Modern small-wheel bicycles

13p -1978 road racers.

A FDC with the stamps is listed. The cancellation has a cycle wheel.

FDC GB CYCLING
FDC GB 1978 – CYCLING THROUGH THE CENTENARY