GB 2004 Classic Locomotives

From Stamps of the World
  • Date of Issue 13th January 2004
  • Designed by Roundel, from photographs by John Wildgoose
  • Printed by De La Rue Security Print
  • Print Process Lithography
  • Sheet Format: 48 (2 panes 4 by 6)
  • Stamp Size: 21mm x width 60mm.
  • Perforations 14.5 x 14
  • single phosphor band (20p) or two phosphor bands (other values)
  • Gum PVA
  • Withdrawn: 12th January 2005

Classic Locomotives

  • 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

20p
28p
E
42p
47p
68p


First Day Covers

First Day Cover Royal Mail FDI York
FDI Postmark KINGS CROSS, LONDON N1

Presentation Pack

|Presentation Pack


Souvenir Sheet

  • Sheet Size: 190mm x 67mm
Miniature Sheet

Souvenir Sheet FDC's

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