250th Anniversary of Beethoven - Part 1

Products in this Issue

Single Stamp £1 Stamp one: This depicts a large bronze statue of Beethoven, which stands on the Munsterplatz in Bonn, Beethoven's birthplace...

Price £1.00

First Day Cover The Philatelic Bureau offers a first day cover service in respect of all stamp issues. A set of stamps is affixed to an unaddressed, specially designed envelope and it is cancelled with a special pict..

Price £2.20

Description

We are delighted to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of the highly acclaimed composer Ludwig van Beethoven, who was born in Bonn, Germany, in 1770.  He is believed to be the most frequently performed classical music composer in the world - and certainly one of the most influential.

Over the course of the year we will release four stamps culminating in October with the release of a souvenir sheet and prestige booklet.

Stamp one: This depicts a large bronze statue of Beethoven, which stands on the Munsterplatz in Bonn, Beethoven's birthplace.  Issue date - 21 January 2020

Stamp two: issue date 2 May 2020

Stamp three: issue date 21 July 2020

Stamp four: issue date 28 October 2020

Specification

Date of Issue 21 January 2020
Designer The Potting Shed
Printer Souther Colour Print
Values £1
Process Offset Lithography
Stamp Size 40mm deep x 30mm wide
Paper 103gsm Gummed Stamp Paper
Sheet 20
Perforation 13.33 x 13.60
Cylinder A

250th Anniversary of Beethoven - Part 1