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SPECIAL ISSUE : "Bluebell Railway Atlantic Project"
30th March, 2002

The details for this issue are:

Subject : Definitive issue featuring Class H2 No.32424 "Beachy Head"
Date of Issue : 30th March, 2002
Printers : Walsall Security
Four Colour Process
Perforated 14
Artwork by Edwin Craggs
Original Painting by Matthew Cousins

Beachy Head Sheetlet Beachy Head Stamp

Print : 2500 sheets of 4 in a 2 x 2 format, Multicolour.
      Face value 25 pence each
   50 Imperforate sheets were produced,
      of which 32 signed by Matthew Cousins & Edwin Craggs.

First Day Covers : 390 with multicolour motif
with a reproduction of 'Beachy Head'

First Day Maximum Card No. 3 featuring the issued stamp,
Multicoloured, 380 produced
Mint card

The "Bluebell Railway / East Grinstead" sponsored date stamp used to cancel the Royal mail stamp.
The Bluebell cancellation, in black, fixed date rubber stamp.


The error in description on the sheetlet has been noted, but it was decided to go ahead with the issue. It is hoped you approve.


Details of the Bluebell Railway Atlatic Project are available here.

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