FDC: Working Sail in the UK

This cover features Royal Mail’s new series of Post & Go ATMs: Working Sail, a collection of beautiful sailing ships by folk artists around the United Kingdom.

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2015 Working Sail 2015-02-18

Country: United Kingdom
Date of Cover: 18th February 2015 (first day cover)

Stamp Details

Top row, left to right

  • Falcon, a pilot boat, by J W Green, 1897
  • Briar, a herring drifter, by Alexander Harwood, 1907
  • Harry, a Humber sloop, by Rueben Chappell, date not known (the Humber is an estuary in northeast England)

Bottom row, left to right

  • Margaret, a Fifie, by Henry Lawson, 1890
  • Stag, a Grimsby smack, attributed to George Race, date not known (Grimsby is a fishing town on the Humber)
  • Nell Morgan, a smack, by G Ramsey, 1886

Second Wind

The insert provides details about the artists. Click the image below for easier reading.

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2015 Working Sail 2015-02-18

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