GB 2014 Seaside Architecture

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue Date : 18th September 2014
  • six values and four further values in a miniature sheet

Seaside Architecture

Sheet Stamps

  • Designed by : Why Not Associates with Photography by Lee Mawdsle
  • Printed by : International Security Printers
  • Print process : Lithography
  • Perforations : 14.25 x 14
  • Sheet format: sheets of 50 (2 x 25) and sheets of 25
  • Stamp size : 41mm x 30mm
  • Paper : 2 phosphor bands
  • Gum : PVA
Eastbourne Bandstand (1935) 1st Class; stamp is inscribed Europa
Tinside Lido, Plymouth (1935) 1st Class
Pier, Bangor, north Wales (1896, reconstructed 1982-1988) 97p
Southwold Lighthouse (1890) 97p
The Casino, Blackpool Pleasure Beach (constructed late 1930s) £1.28
shelter on Bexhill-on-Sea seafront (recent) £1.28

Miniature Sheet. British Piers

  • Issue Date : 18 September 2014
  • Designed by : Why Not Associates
  • Printed by : Joh. Enschedé Stamps, Netherlands
  • Print process : Lithography. Miniature sheet format height 89mm x width 125mm
  • Perforations : 14.25 x 14
  • Paper : All-over phosphor

The miniature sheet features a further 4 stamps

  • Llandudno Pier 1st Class (62p)
  • Dunoon Pier (1881-1885) £1.28
  • Brighton Pier (1891-1910) £1.28
  • Worthing Pier (1862, rebuilt late 1940s 1st Class (62p)
  • Miniature sheet border depicts pier at Southend-on-Sea

The post office issue has a descriptor tab at left.

P miniature sheet MS with tab

Presentation Pack

The presentation pack as issued contained both the set of 6 stamps and the non-tab miniature sheet.

Presentation Pack with set of six and miniature sheet MS without tab