200th Anniversary: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

Products in this Issue

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 £5.67

Presentation Pack A convenient and attractive method of displaying and storing Guernsey Post commemorative and definitive stamp issues is the presentation pack folder. Housed in a proprietary stock card, to which is at..

Price £5.37

Sheets of 10 Some of our stamp issues are produced in sheets of ten. This enables collectors to obtain cost-effective sheets of each value with the name of the designer, printer and printer’s information and ‘traf..

Price £44.70

Set of 6 stamps Our sets are supplied in a robust glassine bag. You may decide to place the stamps in a special album in order to preserve their mint condition (see Albums and Binders section).If you're a new stamp c..

Price £4.47

Description

The issue depicts them both individually and as a couple and features images of their marble busts in white against a rich black background, carved in 1855 by Joseph Durham.

When researching the imagery to feature on the stamps, we discovered that the first photographic portrait of Prince Albert dates from 1842, while the earliest photograph of Queen Victoria (a double portrait with the Princess Royal) was taken by the painter Henry Collen around 1844,

48p Stamp: Queen Victoria Portrait Bust

65p Stamp: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

66p Stamp: Prince Albert

80p Stamp: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

90p Stamp: Portrait of Queen Victoria

98p Stamp: Prince Albert Portrait Bust

 

Specification

Date of Issue 29 May 2019
Designer The Potting Shed
Printer Cartor Security Printing
Values 48p, 65p, 66p, 80p, 90p, 98p
Process Offset Lithography
Stamp Size 43.5mm deep x 30mm wide
Paper 110gsm unwatermarked PVA Adhesive
Sheet 10
Perforation 13.25 X 13.25
Cylinder A

200th Anniversary: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert