Subject : Commemorative Centenary issue featuring Class H. 263 approaching Horsted Keynes in 1996
Date of Issue : 26th March 2005
Printers : Walsall Security
Four Colour Process
Artwork and Design by Edwin Craggs
Original photograph by Richard Salmon
Print : 2000 sheets of 4 in a 2 x 2 format, Multicolour.
Face value 25 pence each
60 Imperforate sheets were produced,
of which 35 were signed by Edwin Craggs & Richard Salmon
First Day Cover above, 417, multicolour motif with reproduction of the original photo
First Day Maximum Card No.9, featuring the issued stamp (multicoloured), 445 produced above
Mint Maximum Card
The "Bluebell Railway / East Grinstead" sponsored date stamp, original design by Edwin Craggs, used to cancel the Royal Mail stamp.
The Bluebell cancellation, a modified version of the Royal Mail cancellation, in black, fixed date rubber stamp.