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Prime Ministers

 United Kingdom: Prime Ministers

Stamps & Technical Details
1st Class Margaret Thatcher
1st Class Harold Wilson
1st Class Clement Attlee
1st Class Winston Churchill
97p William Gladstone
97p Robert Peel
97p Charles Grey
97p William Pitt the Younger
Stamp Set Price £6.36
Stamp Set Code AS41A
Number of stamps: 8: 4 x 1st class, 4 x 97p
Design and Acknowledgements: Together

Margaret Thatcher photograph by Gerald Penny © AP/PA Images; Harold Wilson photograph © Bettmann/CORBIS; Clement Attlee photograph by Yousuf Karsh © Camera Press, London; Winston Churchill;photograph by Yousuf Karsh © Camera Press, London, reproduced courtesy of Churchill Heritage Limited and Curtis Brown, London; William Gladstone © AP Images/North Wind Picture Archives; Robert Peel © INTERFOTO/Alamy; Charles Grey © Classic Image/Alamy; William Pitt the Younger © John Hoppner/Getty Images

Stamp designs© Royal Mail Group Ltd 2014
Printer International Security Printers
Print Process Lithography
Stamp Format / Size Square: 35mm x 35mm
Perforations 14.5 x 14.5
Sheet Format 2 sheets se-tenant 4s,24/48
Phosphor All over

Dr Robert Saunders, Lecturer in Modern British History at Queen Mary University of London, examines the work of the eight Prime Ministers featured on the stamps, from Napoleonic times to 1990.
A brief section traces the history of 10 Downing Street, the official residence of the First Lord of the Treasury and these days of the Prime Minister. It also contains a list of all holders of the office from 1721 to the present. The pack, elegantly designed by Jason Godfrey, also includes carefully chosen photographs, paintings and contemporary cartoons.


Via Juan Franco Crespo.

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