Brunel (British Postage Stamps)
This set of six stamps was issued by the Royal Mail on 23 February 2006. It was the third set of British commemorative stamps issued in 2006. A major issue, a variety of formats were launched- as well as the usual products of mint stamps, presentation packs, stamps cards and first day cover, the stamps were available as a miniature sheet, prestige stamp book and limited edition coin cover.
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... The miniature sheet measures 190mm x 67mm and featured a metallic grey border with a Victorian wrought iron motif ... The presentation pack features an in-depth look at three of Brunel's bridges, as well as Paddington Station and SS Great Eastern ...
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“Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.”
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