Nr. 38-43 with EUROPA 1963 blocked out by a black bar to enable the stamps to be used to meet a shortage in 1964.
|44||6 pence ISLE OF GUERNSEY 1930.
Owned by the Southern Railway. 4,174 tons. Speed 19 1/2 knots.
|39||7 pence SARNIA 1962
Owned by the British Railways. 4,174 ton. Speed 20 knots.
|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.
|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.
|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|
|42||1/11 KING GEORGE 1814
Typical cross-channel mail cutter operated by the Post Office.
|The complete set of five values||-||£14|
These stamps were only sold as postmarked to the public, e.g. postmarked before they were handed out and applied to parcels. Later they appeared mint in small quantities. These might be archival examples that have reached the marked.
Value for the mint stamps, £10 each.
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