St Paul’s Cathedral – Great Britain 2008.

St Paul’s Cathedral – Great Britain 2008.

Great Britain issued a miniature sheet on St Paul’s Cathedral on 13 May 2008. It contains two stamps of Ist Class  & two stamps of 81p. It was designed in English Baroque style by the architect Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It is the seat of Bishop of London. Among the many historic services held are Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Celebrations, Wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, Silver, Golden & Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II, 80th and 90th Birthday of QE II,

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GREAT BRITAIN MS 2008 -ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL.

Miniature Sheet on Galapagos Islands -Great Britain 2009.

Miniature Sheet on Galapagos Islands -Great Britain 2009.

Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific ocean and a province of Ecuador. Charles Darwin visited this volcanic archipelago in 1835 and the number of species here inspired his Theory of Evolution.

Great Britain issued a miniature sheet containing four stamps of 81 pence each on 12 Feb 2009 to commemorate 200th Birth Anniversary of Charles Darwin (1809-1882) and features the species found on Galapagos Islands.

Ist Class -Flightless Cormorant.           Ist Class – Giant Tortoise and Cactus Finch

81p – Marine Iguana                              81p – Floreana Mockingbird.

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GREAT BRITAIN 2009 – CHARLES DARWIN GALAPAGOS ISLANDS.

Miniature Sheet Royal Botanic Gardens Kew – Great Britain 2009.

Miniature Sheet Royal Botanic Gardens Kew – Great Britain 2009.

The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew are located in Richmond upon the Thames in South West London. In 2018 it had 1,858,513 Public visitors. It became UNESCO World Heritage Site on 03 Jul 2003.

The Royal Mail issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on 19 May 2009 to mark the 250th Anniversary of Royal Botanic Gardens.

1st Class -Palm House           1st Class  ( 39p) – Millenium Seed House

90p – Pagoda              90p –   Sackler Crossing.

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GREAT BRITAIN MS 2009 – ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW.

Flags & Ensigns – Royal Navy Submarine Service – Great Britain 2001.

Flags & Ensigns – Royal Navy Submarine Service – Great Britain 2001.

The Royal Navy Submarine Service celebrated its centenary in 2001. A Miniature sheet commemorating Flags and Ensigns of Scotland Royal Navy Submarine was issued on 22 Oct 2001. The stamps feature Lion and Thistles. A First Day Cover is listed.

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GREAT BRITAIN 2001 – FLAGS & ENSIGNS-ROYAL SUBMARINE SERVICE.

British Land Speed record-holders – Great Britain 1998.

British Land Speed record-holders – Great Britain 1998.

Great Britain issued a set of five stamps on 29 Sep 1998 featuring British Land Speed record-holders and their automobiles. A Limited edition (2500 Covers) First Day Covers with stamps is listed.

20 p- Sir Malcolm Campbell’s Bluebird 1925.

26 p – Sir Henry Seagrave’s Sunbeam 1926.

30 p – John G Parry Thomas’s Babs 1926.

43 p – John R Cobb’s Railton Mobil Special 1947

63 p – Donald R Campbell’s Bluebird CN7 1964.

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GREAT BRITAIN 1998- BRITISH LAND SPEED RECORD HOLDERS.

Centenary of Telephone – Great Britain 1976.

Centenary of Telephone – Great Britain 1976.

Great Britain issued a set of four stamps on 10 Mar 1976 to commemorate Centenary of  First Telephone Call. The stamps feature people from various walks of life using the telephone. Gutter pairs were also issued.

Two FDCs are listed.

8 1/2 P – Housewife on a telephone         10p – Policeman on a telephone.

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GB 1976 -TELEPHONE CENTENARY

11p – District Nurse on a Phone                 13p-  Industrialist on a Phone

 

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GB 1976 – TELEPHONE CENTENARY

Stamps on National Trust For Scotland- British landscapes – Great Britain 1981.

Stamps on National Trust For Scotland- British landscapes – Great Britain 1981.

The National Trust for Scotland is a Scottish Conservation Organisation. It manages  130 properties and 180,000 acres of Land which includes Castles, Parks, Heritage Sites etc. Great Britain issued a set of Five stamps on 24 June 1981 to commemorate 50th Anniversary of National Trust For Scotland.

Gutter Pairs of Stamps are Listed

22p – Giant’s Causeway Northern Ireland – World Heritage Site.

25p – St Kilda- Scotland- Isolated Archipelago in North Atlantic Ocean.

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GB 1981- GUTTER PAIRS -NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND -BRITISH LANDSCAPES