Aug 30, 2011

2011-Thomas the Tank Engine Miniature Sheet FDC from GREAT BRITAIN

FDC Name:Thomas the Tank Engine Miniature Sheet 
Issue date:14-06-2011

1st Class – Thomas and Bertie the Bus
In this original illustration from the story Thomas and Bertie (from Tank Engine Thomas Again), Thomas challenges Bertie the bus to a race. Here he is speeding past Bertie at a level crossing in this original illustration by C Reginald Dalby.

68p – James
James ends up covered in tar when he crashes into the yard after failing to pin down his brakes at the top of a hill, fortunately it’s only his pride that is hurt. Original illustration by C Reginald Dalby from the story Dirty Objects in Toby the Tram Engine.

76p – Percy
Percy ends up in the sea when he ignores a sign in Percy Takes the Plunge (from The Eight Famous Engines). Original illustration by John T Kenny.

£1.00 – Henry
In the Sad Story of Henry (from The Three Railway Engines), Henry ends up being walled up in a tunnel as punishment for not wanting to get his paint wet. Illustration by
C Reginald Dalby.(Source-Royal Mail)
Thomas the Tank Engine miniature sheet technical details
Number of stampsFour
Size of sheet115mm x 89mm
AcknowledgementsThomas the Tank Engine & Friends™. Based on The Railway Series by The Reverend W Awdry. © 2011 Gullane (Thomas) Limited. Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends and Thomas & Friends are trademarks of Gullane (Thomas) Limited.
Stamp FormatLandscape
Stamp Size41mm x 30mm
PrinterCartor Security Printing, Meaucé, France
Print ProcessLithography
Perforations14.5 x 14
PhosphorAll over

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