Following on from the Great
Railways, issued 19 August 2010, and the England and Scotland
miniature sheets and stamp booklets, this is the third of a series of
Miniature Sheets that illustrates steam locomotives in use in each of
the home countries. as Royal Mail move across the Irish Sea for Classic
Locomotives of Northern Ireland.
|These are images of the actual
miniature sheet and booklet.
The self-adhesive booklet contains 4 x 1st class red definitives coded M13L MCIL and 2 x 1st class Ulster Transport Authority W Class stamps.
UTA W No. 103 © Dr C Kenneth Benington;
UTA SG3 No. 35 © Colin Boocock;
Peckett No. 2 © railphotolibrary.com/Richard Casserley;
CDRJC Class 5 No. 4 © Colour-Rail;
MS background image of UTA Class Z No. 27 Lough Erne crossing Larne Lough courtesy of and © Derek JA Young
Working in collaboration with railway expert Professor Colin Divall of the National Railway Museum, and Northern Irish railway expert Norman Johnston, Brian Delaney of Delaney Design Consultants, trawled through thousands of photographs to find these period photos of steam locomotives in Northern Ireland. The sheet is printed by Cartor Security Printing in lithography. Dimensions: 179mm x 74mm, with all over phosphor. The 41 x 30mm stamps are perf 14.5 x 14. The booklet is printed by Walsall Security Printers in gravure.
All stamp and postmark images are Royal Mail copyright 2013.
Products available - we are not stocking these except the booklet
and single stamps from it
Miniature sheet Retail booklet
First Day Cover
Set of 5 Stamp Cards
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Special Postmarks available on the day of this issue will be shown here. These images may not be to scale.
|Ref FD1315TH - Official Bureau postmark||Ref FD1315PL - Belfast||Ref FD1315NP Belfast non-pictorial official Postmark||Ref S12874 Classic Locomotives of Northern Ireland, Londonderry [Arms of the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) ]|| Ref S12875 Larne, Co Antrim
| Ref S12873 Classic Locomotives of Northern Ireland Belfast
||Ref S12877 Belfast, Classic Locomotives|| Ref S12878 Railway
Preservation Society of Ireland, Whitehead, County Antrim.
|| Ref S12876
Classic Locomotives of Northern Ireland, Strabane [Arms of County Dongeal Joint Railway Committee.]
| Ref L12349
Britain's Great Railways, London
Railway Rd, Birmingham
Larne, County Antrim
| Ref M12871
Engine Street, Smethwick
Portadown, County Armagh
|Ref S12882 York Road, Belfast|
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This page updated 21 June 2013
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