GB 2004 Classic Locomotives

From Stamps of the World

  • Date of Issue 13th January 2004
  • six values, and combined in a miniature sheet
  • Designed by Roundel, from photographs by John Wildgoose
  • Printed by De La Rue Security Print
  • Print Process Lithography
  • stamp format height 21mm x width 60mm. Miniature sheet format height 67mm x width 190mm
  • Perforations 14.5 x 14
  • single phosphor band (20p) or two phosphor bands (other values)
  • Gum PVA

Classic Locomotives[edit]

  • All designs feature locomotives operating on privately maintained railways in Great Britain


20p ~ Dolgoch 0-4-0T, Talyllyn Railway, Gwynedd, North Wales
28p ~ CR (Caledonian Railway) 439 0-4-4T operating on Bo’ness and Kinnell Railway, alongside Forth estuary, Scotland
E (38p) ~ GCR 2-8-0 express goods locomotive in British Railways livery (of 1950s), operating on Great Central Railway, Leicestershire
42p ~ GWR Manor Class 4-6-0 “Bradley Manor” operating on Severn Valley Railway, Worcestershire
47p ~ Southern Region air-smoothed West Country Class 4-6-2 “Blackmore Vale” operating on Bluebell Railway, Sussex (shown at Horsted Keynes station)
68p ~ British Railways Standard Class 2-6-4T (built 1957 at Brighton) operating on Keighley & Worth Valley Railway, West Yorkshire (shown leaving Haworth station)

Sheet stamps[edit]

20p
28p
E
42p
47p
68p

Miniature Sheet[edit]

Miniature Sheet

First Day Covers[edit]

First Day Cover Royal Mail FDI York
Miniature Sheet First Day Cover Royal Mail FDI Tallents House Edinburgh
Miniature Sheet First Day Cover Cotswold env, Loughborough postmark

Presentation Pack[edit]

|Presentation Pack