450 years of Shakespeare from Gibraltar Post

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02 June 2014
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imports_CCGB_stamp-84-_30230.jpg 450 years of Shakespeare from Gibraltar Post
Gibraltar marks the 450th anniversary of the baptism of William Shakespeare with four stamps and a miniature sheet which pay tribute to the lasting impact of the bard's work. ...
Gibraltar marks the 450th anniversary of the baptism of William Shakespeare with four stamps and a miniature sheet which pay tribute to the lasting impact of the bard's work.

William Shakespeare's birth date is unknown but he was baptised on 26 April 1564, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Among his many works, which have been translated into all of the world's major languages, are comedies, tragedies, histories, romances and plays. The four stamps and one miniature sheet include quotations from some of Shakespeare's best known works, including 'Romeo & Juliet' and 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

William Shakespeare 450th anniversary stamp details

Issue date: 2 June 2014
Designer: Stephen Perera
Printer: Cartor Security Printers
Size: 32mm x 32mm
Values: 12p, 40p, 64p, £2 and £2 miniature sheet.

To purchase the stamps, visit the Gibraltar Post website.

Image copyright Gibraltar Post.

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