Falkland Islands 2009 HMS Exeter (Royal Navy)

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  • Issue date: 8th December 2009
  • four values, issued in sheets of 50 (2 x 25)
  • Design: John Batchelor
  • Printer: BDT International Security Printers, Ireland
  • Printing process: lithography
  • Stamp format: height 28½mm x width 42mm
  • Perforations: 14 x 14

HMS Exeter - two of the five Royal Navy vessels bearing this name[edit]

4p ~ HMS Exeter, a York class heavy cruiser (1931), involved in the Battle of the River Plate, December 1939: shown firing guns 20p ~ HMS Exeter (as 4p), shown under steam with released bi-plane 30p ~ HMS Exeter, type 42 destroyer D89 (1980), deployed to the Falklands in spring 1982 to replace HMS Sheffield: view towards stern (showing helicopter) £1.66 ~ HMS Exeter (type 42 destroyer): view towards bow (showing helicopter at rear)


First Day Cover[edit]

First Day Cover