GB 1964 Shakespeare Festival

From Stamps of the World

  • Date of Issue: 23rd April 1964
  • Designed by: David Gentleman except 2/6d designed by C & R Ironside
  • Printed by: Harrison & Sons Ltd except 2/6d printed by Bradbury Wilkinson
  • Print Process: Photogravure except 2/6d Recess
  • Sheet Format: 120 ( 6 by 20)
  • Stamp Size: 41mm (h) x 24mm (v)
  • Perforations: 15 x 14 except 2/6d. Perf 11 x 12
  • Paper/Gum: Chalk Surfaced and Gum Arabic
  • Watermark: Multiple Crown
  • Withdrawn: 31st March 1965. (3d Ordinary sold out earlier)

Sheet Stamsps[edit]

  • Four Low Values were both Printed with and without Phosphor Bands.
3d
6d
1s.3d
1s.6d
2s.6d

First Day Covers[edit]

FDC - STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
FDC - CHELMSFORD, ESSEX

Presentation Pack[edit]

Pack - Front