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United Kingdom - Battle of Waterloo : Miniature Sheet (Presentation Pack)
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
United Kingdom
Type
Presentation Pack
Class
Commemorative
Issued Date
18/06/2015
Printer
International Security Printers
Printing Method
Lithography
Gum
Gum
Perforation Gauge
14 × 14
Perforation Type
Normal Perforations
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Extra Fine
United Kingdom - Battle of Waterloo : Miniature Sheet (Presentation Pack)
The Mint Stamps depict six key exchanges in the battle in chronological order and using paintings made within a few years of the battle: the defence of Hougoumont, the Scots Greys during the charge of the Union Brigade, the French Cavalry’s assault on Allied defensive squares, the defence of La Haye Sainte by the King’s German Legion, the capture of Plancenoit by the Prussians and the French Imperial Guard’s final assault.

Miniature Sheet Technical Specifications
Sheet Size 146mm x 74mm
Stamp format/size Portrait 27mm x 37mm
Design Webb & Webb Design Limited
Illustrations Chris Collingwood
Perforation 14 x 14
Phosphor Bars as appropriate
Gum PVA
Number per sheet 

Acknowledgements
The Battle of Waterloo map engraving by Alexander Keith Johnston © Private Collection/The Stapleton Collection/Bridgeman
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