1963 Europa
15 September 1963. Printed by Perkins, Bacon & Co. Ltd., London in sheets of 48 (6x8 horizontal, 8x6 vertical). Lineperforated 12 1/2. 10,000 sets were issued.

The date of issue for the 1963 Europa stamps is sometimes described as 16th September 1963. An article about this will follow on the SilverDalen Stamps website.


38 6 pence ISLE OF GUERNSEY 1930.
Owned by the Southern Railway. 4,174 tons. Speed 19 1/2 knots.
1.00 1.00
39 7 pence SARNIA 1962
Owned by the British Railways. 4,174 ton. Speed 20 knots.
1.50 1.50
40 8 pence ATALANTA 1836
Owned by the South of England Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. Two-masted clipper paddle steamer. 315 tons. Engines developed 120 I.H.P.
2.00 2.00
41 1/- STELLA 1890
Owned by the L. & S.W. Railway. 1,509 tons. Speed 19 1/2 knots. Sank in dense fog off the Casquets Reef in 1899 with considerable loss of life.
2.50 2.50
42 1/7 SARNIA 1910 Owned by the L. & S.W. Railway. 1,504 tons. Speed 20 1/2 knots. A forerunner to the SARNIA 1962 depicted on the 7 pence stamps in this issue. 3.00 3.00
43 1/11 KING GEORGE 1814
Typical cross-channel mail cutter operated by the Post Office.
6.00 6.00
The complete set of five values £16 £16

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