Norvic Philatelics - New Great Britain stamps and special postmarks

The 21st birthday of Prince William of Wales - 17 June 2003.

28p September 2001 - first day at St Andrews University
(Photograph by Brendan Beirne)
'E' rate September 2000 at Highgrove
(Photograph by Tim Graham)
47p September 2001, official visit to Anchor Mills, Paisley
(Photograph by Camera Press)
68p September 2001, visit to Glasgow
(Photograph by Tim Graham)

These images are from Royal Mail's Philatelic Bulletin and Postmark Bulletin, and are Copyright 2003 by Royal Mail.

Technical details:
The stamps are printed by Walsall Security Print in gravure. Design is by Madeleine Bennett (designer of the 2002 Commonwealth Games stamps).

Norvic Exclusive First Day Covers

We have produced an exclusive FDC for the set of four stamps, limited to 30 copies, using postmarks W8592 and W8613. Price 5.95.

Also available: Set of 4 stamps - 3.55. 

Postmarks for use on the day of issue are shown below.
There are also two postmarks for use on the actual birthday, and one available each day from 17 June - 1 July.

2 1 Welsh dragon Buckingham Palace Windsor Castle text in ornate frame
Ref FD327
Philatelic Bureau Official FD postmark
Ref FD328
Cardiff bi-lingual official postmark showing Welsh dragon
Ref L4666
Buckingham Palace
Ref E4680
Windsor Castle
Ref L8571
H.R.H. Prince William's 21st Birthday, Prince of Wales Road, London NW5
Windsor Castle St Andrews University Buckingham Palace St Mary's Hospital dragon of Wales
Ref E8588
HRH Prince William of Wales, Windsor
Ref S8582
HRH Prince William of Wales, St Andrews
Ref L8573
HRH Prince William of Wales, London SW1
Ref L8574
HRH Prince William of Wales, London W2
Ref W8592
HRH Prince William of Wales, Caernarfon, North Wales
lion text text key text
Ref L8572
William Road, London NW1
Ref M8577
HRH Prince William 21st Birthday, Highgrove House, Tetbury, Gloucs.
Ref M8578
Prince William, 21st Birthday, Birmingham
Ref S8581
Happy Birthday, Prince William, Fort William
Ref S8583
HRH Prince William 21st Birthday, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland
birthday cake Sailing ship dragon Lincoln cathedral
Ref L8596
HRH Princ William's 21st Birthday, Prince of Wales Road, London NW5
Ref E8609
Sailing Ship "Prince William", Portsmouth, Hampshire
Ref W8613
21st Birthday of Prince William of Wales, Caernarfon
Ref N8601
National Ecumenical Celebration, Lincoln
Ref N8602
Tercentenary of the Birth of John Wesley, Epworth, Doncaster
ornate 'W' Coat of arms text Locomotive nameplate <<<<<<
E8589 is in use 17 June - 1 July
Ref E8590
Birthday Celebrations, Windsor, Berks.
Ref E8591
HRH Prince William of Wales, Windsor
Ref FD239N
Official non-pictorial bilingual Cardiff postmark
Ref E8589
Windsor Castle, Windsor
Ref E5097
Cardiff permanent handstamp (any date)
text <<<<<<
Ref S8586 [In use 21 June ONLY (birthday)]
HRH Prince William 21st Birthday, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland
dragon <<<<<<
Ref W8614 [In use 21 June ONLY (birthday)]
Prince William of Wales, Caernarfon, Greetings from Express Newspapers

This page updated 20 June 2003. [7.2.05]

2003 stamp issues
14 January Birds of Prey 21 January Flowers Greetings Stamps Smilers Sheet 4 February Occasions/Greetings stamps and Smilers sheet 25 February Medical Science - DNA & Genome 4 March Hello SA booklet & Wales 1st reprint
25 March Fun Fruit & Vegetables 27 March New definitives, SA airmail booklets of 40gr stamps 29 April Extreme Endeavours 6 May 34p definitives 20 May Wilding II miniature sheet
28 May Wales 2nd class, 1st class gold reprints 2 June - 50th Anniversary of the Coronation 17 June - Prince William of Wales 1 July High Value Definitive reprints 15 July British Journey - Scotland
29 July Cartoons Smilers Sheet 12 August Pub Signs - Europa 18 September Transports of Delight - toys 30 September Christmas Robin Smilers Sheet 7 October 250th Anniv. of British Museum
13 October Reprints of Country Stamps 4 November Christmas: Ice Sculptures 18 December England World Cup - Rugby Winners