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COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE : "Centenary of H-class No.263"
26th March 2005

The details for this issue are:

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
Perforated 14
Artwork and Design by Edwin Craggs
Original photograph by Richard Salmon

H-class Sheet H-class Stamp

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

H-class Cover H-class reverse of Cover

First Day Cover above, 417, multicolour motif with reproduction of the original photo

H-class Max Card H-class first-day Max Card

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.

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