Row 1: Spike Milligan, The Two Ronnies, Billy Connolly,
Morecambe and Wise, Norman Wisdom
Row 2: Lenny Henry, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, Monty Python*, French and Saunders, Victoria Wood.
* Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, John Cleese, Michael Palin
The stamps were designed by The Chase and are printed by International
Security Printers in lithography. The 41 x 30mm stamps are perf 14.5
x 14 in sheets of 25/50 with all over phosphor.
The stamps will be issued in two sheets of 25/50 with five se-tenant designs per sheet, enabling customers to buy a vertical strip of five of any individual stamp.
The self-adhesive booklet is printed by Walsall Security Print and the definitives have the codes M15L MCIL
Spike Milligan photos © The Graham Stark Photographic Library/Getty Images
and TV Times/IPC+Syndication;
The Two Ronnies photos © BBC Motion Gallery/Getty Images and Reg Wilson/Rex Features;
Billy Connolly photos © Tony Lyon and Michael Putland/Getty Images;
Morecambe and Wise photos © Rex Features and Chris Djukanovic /Getty Images;
Norman Wisdom photos © ITV/Rex Features and Pictorial Press Ltd/Alamy;
Lenny Henry photos © Trevor Leighton and ITV/Rex Features;
Peter Cook and Dudley Moore photos © Pictorial Press Ltd/Alamy and Alan Messer/Rex Features;
Monty Python photos are licensed courtesy of Python (Monty) Pictures Limited. All rights in the underlying images and name “Monty Python” are reserved;
French and Saunders photos © Perou, Camera Press London and Trevor Leighton/TV Times/IPC+Syndication;
Victoria Wood photos © Rex Features and Catherine Ashmore
Products issued, available from Royal Mail:
Set of 10 stamps (2 strips of 5) --
Strip of 5 from sheet 1 or sheet 2, or vertical strip of 5 of any single
First day cover -- Presentation pack -- Stamp cards (set of 10) - retail booklet
Postmarks available for the day of issue are shown here. These postmarks cannot be obtained after the date of issue. The images shown here may not be to scale.
announcement - send covers/cards to London Handstamp Centre as soon as
Ref FD1513TH Philatelic Bureau Official Postmark
Ref FD1513PL Laughterron, Luton Official Postmark
Ref M13376 Ernest Street, Birmingham
Parrotts Lane, Tring, Herts
|Ref N13382 - Morecambe||Ref N13383 - Clowne||Ref N13384 Laughterton, Lincoln||N13385 Sunshine Garden of Fame Morecambe||Ref L13380 Marylebone|
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