Subject : Definitive issue featuring 672 'Fenchurch' with the Observation Car passing Ketches Farm Halt on 11th May 2005
Date of Issue : 15th April 2006
Printers : Wyke Printers Ltd. Hull
Four Colour Process
Artwork and Design by Edwin Craggs of Moorside Publishing Ltd
Original photographs by David Phillips
Print: 2500 sheets of 8 in a 3 x 3 format, with the Bluebell Logo in the centre.
Face value 25 pence each
60 Imperforate sheets were produced,
of which 33 were signed by Edwin Craggs & David Phillips
First Day Cover above, 446, multicolour motif with a reproduction of the original photograph
First Day Maximum Card No.13, featuring one of the issued stamps (multicoloured), 434 produced
Maximum Card No.13, mint
The "Bluebell Railway / East Grinstead" sponsored fixed date metal handstamp, original design by Edwin Craggs, used to cancel the Royal Mail stamp in black.
The Bluebell cancellation, a modified version of the Royal Mail cancellation, in black, fixed date rubber stamp.