GB 2000 A Treasury of Trees (Prestige Booklet)

From Stamps of the World

  • Date of Issue: 18th September, 2000
  • a booklet of stamps with five panes
  • Stamps designed by The Post Office. Booklet design by Roundel.
  • Printed by Walsall Security Printers.
  • Print process: gravure
  • Perforations: 14.15 x 14.4
  • two phosphor bands (2nd class, single near-central band)
  • shiny white gum


Notes: all values in the booklet panes were also issued in sheets, but in every case on a different date and by a different printer


Prestige Booklet. A Treasury of Trees[edit]

  • Booklet containing five stitched panes of stamps, sold at £7


pane of 65p x 2 (1 x 2) ~ Scots pine forest at Doire Dach (Forest for Scotland programme)
pane of 45p x 4 (2 x 2) ~ sycamore tree seeds (Millennium Seed Bank, Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, West Sussex)
pane of 65p x 2 (1 x 1) ~ bluebell wood (Changing Places programme of Groundworks)
pane (3 x 3, 8 stamps around central label) of 1st Millennium Machin (portrait of HM The Queen) x 4 and 2nd leek sculpture by D Petersen (Wales) x 4
pane of 2nd x 4 (2 x 2) ~ base of yew tree (Yews for the Millennium project)

Prestige Booklet[edit]

Treasury of Trees booklet pane 1
Treasury of Trees booklet pane 2
Treasury of Trees booklet pane 3
Treasury of Trees booklet pane 4
pair from Treasury of Trees booklet pane 4
Treasury of Trees booklet pane 5