Philatelic Literature Specialists

Bates, Simon and Allen, Giles

1935 Silver Jubilee Issue and 1936 Proposed George V Memorial Issue

Publisher: The National Postal Museum, London, 1998

Special Stamp Histories combined Nos. 3 & 3a, paperback, illustrated, 36 pages, in Fine condition.

Third in a series of research works into why and how an issue of British stamps came about. Based on official files they illustrate in colour all the designs submitted, both adopted and unadopted, and the production stages through which they went to the final stamp.
This booklet deals with the Great Britain King George V Silver Jubilee issue of 1935, and the proposed (but never issued) George V memorial issue.