2006 GB - MS2685 - Lest We Forget (1st Issue) MS MNH

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  • No 41 - Issued 09 Nov 2006 - MS 2685.


    Unmounted Mint


Commemorating the Battle of the Somme which ended 90 years ago this November. Well over a million lives were lost in the battle in 1916 which was the most costly and lengthy battle in British history. This remembrance day issue marks the end of the fighting.

The stamps in this sheet consist of one of each of the four regional country 72p Definitive stamps, together with a single 1st Class Poppy stamp. Printed in Gravure by De La Rue. This is the first time a Northern Ireland Country Definitive has been printed in Gravure, as normal sheet stamps are printed in Litho.

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 02 January, 2007.

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