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United Kingdom - STAR WARS™ Prestige Stamp Booklet (2016) MNH
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
United Kingdom
Type
Booklet
Class
Commemorative
Issued Price
16.99 Pound Sterling
Issued Date
17/12/2015
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Mint Never Hinged - Extra Fine
CATALOG INFORMATION
DY15
Stanley Gibbons
United Kingdom - STAR WARS™ Prestige Stamp Booklet (2016) MNH
The Making of STAR WARS™ the British Story

Issued on 17 December 2015 to coincide with the UK release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the 26-page Prestige Stamp Book explores the role that Britain has played in the making of the Star Wars saga. It also has five stamp panes which include all 18 stamps from the issue in unique combinations.

Has all 12 Character stamps, the entire'vehicles' sheet featuring the new and classic hardware and also a set that is unique to this book; an Alliance Starbird image surrounded by First Class, Second Class and Union Flag stamps.

The 26-page booklet contains fives panes of stamps. Four of these panes include the Star Wars stamps issued Oct. 20 (Linn’s, Oct. 5, page 1). The fifth pane contains four first-class Union Jack stamps and two each of the nondenominated first- and second-class Queen Elizabeth II Machin definitives.

In addition to the stamp panes, the booklet features text and illustrations telling the story behind Great Britain’s contributions to the Star Wars film series.The booklet pages shown here feature storyboards and production information. It includes rarely seen imagery, plus facts and images regarding every featured British actor and a wealth of information from Star Wars expert Simon Beecroft.

Star Wars – Prestige Stamp Book panes

Panes 1 and 5 contain all twelve of the character stamps from the stamp issue.  Normal PVA gum.

Panes 2 and 3 contain the six Ships and Vehicles stamps from the mini sheet part of the stamp issue. Self Adhesive.

Pane 4  contains 2 × 2nd Class and 2 × 1st Class Machins, together with 4 × Union Jack/Flag stamps. Normal PVA gum. The Machins have M15L + MPIL overprint codes and no security slits. The pane also features a central label showing the Rebel Alliance crest/logo.
 
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