GB 2013 150th Anniv of London Underground

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Sheet Stamps[edit]

  • Issue Date : 9 January 2013
  • Designed by : Hat-trick Design
  • Printed by : Cartor
  • Print Process : Lithography
  • Perforations : 14
  • Stamp Size : 35mm x 35mm
  • Paper : One centre band (2nd) or ‘all-over’ phosphor (others)
  • Gum : PVA
2nd class - Steam Locomotive on Metropolitan Railway, 1863
2nd class - Navvies excavating ‘Deep Cut’ Tube Tunnel, 1898
1st Class - Commuters in Carriage, 1911
1st Class - Boston Manor Art Deco Station, 1934
£1.28 - Train on Deep Cut Line, 1938
£1.28 - Canary Wharf Station, 1999

Miniature Sheet[edit]


Stamps as follows showing “The Art of the Poster”:-

  • (1st) Golders Green, 1908, By Underground to fresh air (Maxwell Armfield), 1915 and Summer Sales (Mary Koop), 1925.
  • 77p. For the Zoo (Charles Paine), 1921, Power (Edward McKnight-Kauffer), 1931 and The Seen (James Fitton), 1948.
  • 87p. A train every 90 seconds (Abram Games), 1937, Thanks to the Underground (Zero (Hans Schleger)), 1935 and Cut travelling time, Victoria Line (Tom Eckersley), 1969.
  • £1.28 The London Transport Collection (Tom Eckersley), 1975, London Zoo (Abram Games), 1976 and The Tate Gallery by Tube (David Booth), 1987.
  • Stamp details as sheet stamps but with the following differences:-
  • Designed by : NB Studios
  • Perforation : 14.5
  • Stamp size : 60mm x 30mm
  • Sheet size : 184mm x 74mm
  • Paper : ‘all-over’ phosphor
MS

Booklet[edit]


6 stamps:- 2 x 1st Class - Boston Manor Art Deco Station, 1934 & 4 x 1st class red Machins

  • Stamp details as sheet stamps but with the following differences:-
  • Printed by : Walsall
  • Process : Gravure
  • Perforation : Die-cut 14.5
  • Gum : Self adhesive
1st Class - Boston Manor Art Deco Station, 1934