GB 1966 Battle of Hastings 1066

From Stamps of the World

  • Date of Issue: 14th October 1966
  • Designed by: David Gentleman. Scenes are from the Bayeux Tapestry.
  • Printed by: Harrison's
  • Print Process: Photogravure
  • Sheet Format: 4d. 120 (6 x 20). 4d are in Se-tenant Strips of 6. 6d & 1/3d. 60 (6 x 10).
  • Stamp Size: 4d & 6d. 40mm x 24mm. 1/3d. 62mm x 24mm
  • Perforations 15 x 14
  • Paper/Gum: Chalk Surfaced Paper/Gum Arabic
  • Watermark: Multiple Crown
  • Withdrawn: 13th October 1967 (6d Phosphor Stamp sold out by September 1967)

Sheet Stamps[edit]

  • Note: Stamps were Issued with and without Phosphor Bands
  • Stamps issued in Se-tenant strips of 6 within the sheet. Results in 20 Se-tenant strips of 6.
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First Day Cover[edit]

First Day Cover

Presentation Pack[edit]

Presentation Pack