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Great British Film Stamp Set


Cinema stamps Great BritainGreat Britain’s Royal Mail has very recently issued a stamp set in celebration of its home-grown film industry. It features six classic British films that have enjoyed worldwide success since the Second World War.

British cinema on stamps

The Stamps feature iconic movie images from six classic British films:

and Matter of Life and Death (1946)
Lawrence of Arabia stampLawrence of Arabia (1962)

2001: A Space Odyssey  stamps
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)Chariots of Fire stamp
Chariots of Fire (1981)Secrets & Lies stampSecrets & Lies (1996)
Bend It Like Beckham stampBend It Like Beckham (2002)

They also star a number of famous actors, from the late, great David Niven and Peter O’Toole to modern day movie star Keira Knightly.

Special Stamps Technical Specifications
Design johnson banks
Stamp format /size Landscape 60mm x 30mm
Printer International Security Printers
Print process Lithography
Perforation 14.5 x 14.5
Phosphor All over
Number per sheet 18/36

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