Cuba 2011 PhilaNippon 2011, Yokohama. Railways

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 28th July 2011
  • six values and a miniature sheet
  • Designed by:
  • Printed by: State Printer, Havana
  • Print Process: lithography
  • stamp format height 31mm x width 48mm
  • Perforations: 12½ x 12¼, or imperforate (miniature sheet)

Sheet stamps[edit]

Best Friend of Charleston, USA, 1830
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Lafayette, USA, 1837
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Patentee type, Robert Stephenson, England, 1830 (hauling train)
St David, Thomas Ellis, Wales, 1848
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Stephenson long-boiler, UK, 1848
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4-2-2 Stirling single-wheeler No 1, Patrick Stirling, UK, 1870

Miniature sheet[edit]

Japanese 'bullet train'. Border depicts bullet train passing Fujiyama, and 19th century Japanese scenes (Yokohama harbour, early train, land transport)