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)
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.
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.
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.
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.