1966 Europa
5 September 1966. Perforated 11 line. Second airplanes design.

117 3 pence BAC One-Eleven .10 .10
118 6 pence DC 3 .20 .20
119 1/- Dart Herald .30 .30
120 1/6 Heron .40 .40
121 3/- Viscount 1.00 1.00
The complete set of five values £2 £2

The 1966 Europa set was produced in two printings. The second printing has the overprint at the top of the stamps, value + 50%.

These stamps also exist imperforate, value £3 each.

Missing overprints are known of the 3d., 6d. and 1/6 stamp, value £3 each.

Uniform Colours
Printed in units of 3 miniature sheets. The miniature sheets were separated prior to delivery. Imperforate.


122 3 pence BAC One-Eleven .50 .50
123 6 pence DC 3 .50 .50
124 1/- Dart Herald .50 .50
125 1/6 Heron .50 .50
126 3/- Viscount .50 .50
The complete set of five values 2.50 2.50

The Uniform Colours from the second miniature MS7sheets are bolder than the Uniform Colours from the first miniature sheet MS6. Click here for a detailed illustration of the two types of overprints. Value for the bold overprints £1 each.

First Europa 1966 Miniature Sheets
The three types of miniature sheets from the printer´s sheet can be identified.

MS6a Miniature sheet with five stamps in uniform colours
3/- small scar only
3.00 3.00
MS6b Miniature sheet with five stamps in uniform colours
3/- heavy scar across bottom of stamp
3.00 3.00
MS6c Miniature sheet with five stamps in uniform colours
3/- with lighter scar across bottom of stamp, two dots on peninsula
3.00 3.00

Second Europa 1966 Miniature Sheet
Kennedy Montage

These sheets were called luxe sheets at the time of issue, printed with a montage of Kennedy stamps in the margins.

The three types of miniature sheets from the printer´s sheet can be identified.

MS7a Miniature sheet with five stamps in uniform colours
3/- small scar only
6.00 6.00
MS7b Miniature sheet with five stamps in uniform colours
3/- heavy scar across bottom of stamp
6.00 6.00
MS7c Miniature sheet with five stamps in uniform colours
3/- with lighter scar across bottom of stamp, two dots on peninsula
6.00 6.00

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