The George VI Stamp Collection
The George VI Stamp Collection

The George VI Stamp Collection

Code: G6ST

Every commemorative stamp issued during the reign of George VI, plus a complete set of 1937-47 definitives, halfpenny to shilling! Presented in a deluxe display – yours free.

£8.95 per stamp

(Plus £0.95 postage & handling per stamp).

You will receive three stamps every month, followed by a final two stamps

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After King Edward VIII’s unexpected abdication in December 1936, the Post Office had only five months to prepare stamps for the coronation of George VI. The first definitive stamps appeared on 10th May 1937, and further “low-values” were issued at intervals until December 1947.

Featured in this collection are all fifteen low value definitive stamps that were issued. Despite the rush after the abdication, the designs were brilliant. George VI’s profile features at the centre of every stamp, and in each corner is one of the four national emblems of Great Britain – the rose for England, thistle for Scotland, shamrock for Northern Ireland and daffodil for Wales.

As well as these definitive stamps, this collection includes  twenty-one commemorative stamps – every commemorative stamp issued in George VI’s reign – as well as the first regional issues! Today, these stamps provide a fascinating insight into the key events of the reign.

Some of the highlights include…

  • The 1937 Coronation issue – the first stamp to feature a living person other than the monarch
  • The 1946 Victory issues – released to mark the first anniversary of VE Day
  • The 1948 Silver Wedding Anniversary £1 issue – the most valuable stamp in the collection
  • The 1948 Liberation of the Channel Islands issues – released after the Channel Islands petitioned to have their own distinctive postage stamps

Each stamp is in genuine mint condition, and is encapsulated for protection. As a collector, you will also receive a luxurious glass-topped wooden display in which to keep your stamps, and a certificate of authenticity!

Display measures 15¾" (40cm) x 9½" (24cm) x 3½" (9cm).

Delivery

Delivery of items which are in stock will usually take place within a week. Personalised products can take up to 6 weeks. If your item is out of stock, we will contact you as soon as possible with an update. If you have a particularly urgent order, please call Customer Services on 0344 557 5600 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) or email info@danburymint.co.uk.

Guarantee & Returns

Any time you place an order with Danbury Mint, your satisfaction is guaranteed. If you are not delighted with any purchase, you may return it within 90 days of receipt for a FULL refund – including our postage & handling charge!

You can download a free post label here.

Returns

Items can be returned using the downloadable returns label below. We recommend obtaining a certificate of posting (free) if returning via the post office. Please include all paperwork with your return. If you have any questions or would prefer us to send you a returns label by post, please email Customer Services.

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