50th Anniversary of the Machin definitive stamp

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Event History

05/06/17 - The Postal Museum

 

 

50th Anniversary of the Machin definitive stamp

Issue Date: 5 June 2017

Catalogue code: ZS048

The Machin Anniversary Post & Go stamps come in a colour palette inspired by the original definitives of 1967–68.

Colour inspired by the 1/2d Orange Rust introduced on 5 February 1968.

Colour inspired by the 1d Oriental Gold introduced on 5 February 1968.

Colour inspired by the 3d Spectrum Violet introduced on 8 August 1967.

Colour inspired by the 4d Olive Brown Sepia introduced on 5 June 1967.

Colour inspired by the 7d Paris Green introduced on 1 July 1968

Colour inspired by the 10d Olive Brown introduced on 1 July 1968.

The stamps feature ‘MACHIN ANNIVERSARY, 1967–2017’ as background text.

Post & Go: Machin Anniversary Technical Specifications
Design Royal Mail Group Ltd
Stamp format Landscape
Stamp size 56mm x 25mm Printer International Security Printers
Print process Gravure
Perforation Die-cut simulated
Phosphor Bars as appropriate
Gum Self-adhesive

Released on June 5

 

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