FDC: Ancient Britain

This first day cover from Royal Mail carries an interesting set of stamps featuring archaeological artifacts juxtaposed with an artist’s impression of people and places from prehistory: Ancient Britain.

UK FDC Ancient Britain

Country: United Kingdom
Date of Issue: 17th January 2017 (first day cover)

Stamp Details

Top row, from left to right

Bottom row, from left to right

Unearthing History

The insert to cover provides more details about these items. Click the image below for easier reading.

UK FDC Ancient Britain

2 thoughts on “FDC: Ancient Britain

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    1. Thanks Catalin, I agree :) I think the combination of artifacts with artist’s impressions brings the stamps to life. I like seeing things like the hill fort – evidence of human activity thousands of years ago still visible in the landscape today.


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