first silhouette / 肖像がシルエットに

October 24, 2010

2 May 1966, UK
design: Leonard Rosoman
Queen’s portrait, adapted by David Gentleman from coinage

The first set of stamps with the Queen’s shilhouette – improvement in design and four different, delicately selected blue backgrounds matching the colours of the pictures. The silhouettes still occupy a large space on each stamp, but they are already proving that it was a good idea!


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