Norvic Philatelics - GB New Stamps and Special Postmarks

Sea Life of the British Coast - 1 February 2007

Continuing the series of animals on stamps, Royal Mail has gone underwater for a look at the often unseen wildlife around the coast of Britain with a se-tenant block of 10 1st class stamps.

set of 10 stamps showing underwater wildlife from the British coast to be issued 1 February 2007

1. Moon Jellyfish
Masa Ushioda

2. Common starfish
Barrie Watts

3. Bearded Anemone
Peter Scones

4. Bass
Paul Kay

5. Thornback Ray
Paul Naylor

6. Lesser Octopus

7. Common Mussels
Ross Hoddinott

8. Grey Seal
Peter Tatton

9. Shore Crab
M Bowler

10. Common Sun Star
Sue Scott

Technical details: The 35mm square stamps are designed by Andrew Ross using the work of photographers mentioned above. In sheets of 30/60 they are printed in lithography by Cartor Security Print, perf 14.

The stamp and postmark images are Copyright 2006/7 by Royal Mail.

Norvic First Day Cover

Our limited edition first day covers for this issue will be shown here. Our exclusive FDC for this issue shows a grey seal on the coast of Norfolk.
The covers are priced at 8.95 each and will be available with postmarks N10385 or N10386

Norvic FDC for Sea Life stamp set issued 1 February 2007.

Products issued
Mint block of 10
Presentation Pack
Royal Mail FDCs
Set of 10 Stamp Cards unused

Sealife stamps - Royal Mail first day cover and presentation pack.

To order, please visit our online shop.

Special Postmarks
Postmarks available for the day of issue are shown below - these may not be to scale. These postmarks cannot be obtained to order after 6 February.

postmark illustrated with fish. postmark illustrated with seashell. Seal Sands non-illustrated postmark. Postmark showing a thornback ray. Postmark showing grey seal.
Ref FD703
Official Philatelic Bureau FDI.
Ref FD704
Official Seal Sands, Middlesborough, FDI postmark.
Ref FD704NP
Official Seal Sands, Middlesborough, non-pictorial FDI postmark
Ref L10377
Sea Life, Weymouth (showing Thornback Ray)
Ref N10385
Sea Life, Scarborough (showing grey seal)
postmark showing seahorse. postmark showing seahorse. postmark showing octopus. Postmark showing 'The Deep' at Hull. Postmark showing octopus.
Ref L10375
Sea Life on Pub Signs, Brighton
Ref L10374
Sea Life, Seal, Sevenoaks
Ref N10386
Sea Life, Blackpool
Ref N10384
The Deep Hull
Ref W10369
British Sea Life, Fishguard, Pembks
postmark showing text. postmark showing octopus. postmark showing seal. postmark with text as below. postmark with shark and text as below.
Ref L10378
Sea Life Bletchley Park Post Office, Milton Keyes
Ref L10376
Sea Life, Brighton
Ref M10358
Sea Life, Seal Close, Birmingham
Ref L10397
Tranquility Aquatic Centre, Chadwell Heath, Romford
Ref L10398
London Aquarium, London SE1

If you have any questions about these stamps etc please email us.
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This page updated 23 May 2007

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13 The Sky at Night
World of Invention
1 Glorious Wales Smiler Sheet
22 Abolition of the Slave Trade
27 Definitive & Country stamps
Celebrating England miniature sheet and Glorious England Smilers Sheet
Beside the Seaside
17 Wembley Stadium MS and Smilers
Machins 40th Anniversary miniature sheet & Smilers
Motor racing Grand Prix
17 Harry Potter books
26 Centenary of Scouting (Europa)
Endangered Species - birds
20 British Military Uniforms (I)
60th Wedding Anniversary of HM the Queen
8 Lest We Forget
30 Glorious Scotland Smilers

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