Great Britain 2004 Classic Locomotives Steam Age Royal Mail Presentation Pack No. 355
This presentation pack contains a set of six mint stamps, which were produced to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the first journey on rails by a steam locomotive in February 1804. The inventor and engineer responsible for this achievement was Richard Trevithick. This classic issue features a variety of different types of locomotive travelling on preserved railways around the UK, with the thrill and energy of the steam further enhanced by the 60 x 12mm format.
Containing illustrations and technical specifications of six classic steam locomotives, this pack discusses the railways they ran on, the way they were utilised and their preservation.
Ideal as a gift or keepsake, making a wonderful addition to any collection.