Friday, October 28, 2011

20111013 - United Kingdom

Release Date: October 13, 2011
Postal Authority: Royal Mail
Title: UK A-Z Part 1
Format: Serie of 12 stamps for Part 1 (26 in total)
Sheets of: 30 / 60 stamps
Designer: Robert Maude and Sarah Davies
Printing Process: Lithography
Paper: with Phosphor all over and gum PVA
Printed by: Cartor Security Printing, Meaucé, France

Stamp of our interest: The second in the serie..., and because this is an alphabetical journey thru UK, the stamp is for the letter B (Blackpool, Lancashire)

Facial: 1st (First Class Mail)
Dimensions (mm): 35 x 35
Perforation: 14 1/2 x 14 1/2
Lighthouse: Blackpool Range Rear

The main atraction of the stamp is the Blackpool Tower.
The lighthouse is the smaller tower painted in black and white.

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