Commemorative stamps to mark 150th Anniversary of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway

Made:
1980 in England
printer:
Harrison and Sons Limited
artist:
David Gentleman

1 strip of stamps, 1 first day cover (unfranked) 1 presentation pack, 1 set of post cards, all of the five re-tenant special issue stamps issued 12 March 1980 to mark the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway; 'Liverpool and Manchester Railway 1830' 12p postage stamps, Rocket approaching Moorish Arch, Liverpool; First and Second Class carriages passing through Olive Mount Cutting; Third Class Carriage and Sheep truck crossing Chat Moss; Horsebox and Carriage Truck near Bridgewater Canal; Goods Truck and mail-coach at Manchester / designed David Gentleman, photogravured by Harrison & Sons Ltd., 1980

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1980-766
Materials:
gum PVA Dextrin, paper
Measurements:
postage stamp: 30 mm x 41 mm
type:
postcards
status:
Permanent collection

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