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COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE : "Diamond Jubilee of C1"
3rd. August, 2002

The details for this issue are:

Subject : Commemorative issue featuring Class Q1 No. C1
Date of Issue : 3rd August, 2002
Printers : Walsall Security
Four Colour Process
Perforated 14
Artwork by Edwin Craggs
Original Photograph by Dave Bowles (but printed as Mike Bowles on the sheetlet)

C1 Sheetlet C1 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 Dave Bowles & Edwin Craggs.

First Day Covers : 400 with multicolour motif prepared
with a reproduction of 'Charlie One'

First Day Maximum Card No. 4 featuring the issued stamp,
Multicoloured, + a mint example, 500 prepared
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.

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