This issue in the Royal Mail Heritage series features the transport of mail by sea with six commemorative stamps depicting historic mail-carrying vessels: Packet Ship 'Antelope' 1780; 'SS Great Western' 1838; 'SS Britannia' 1887; 'HMS Olympic' 1911; 'RMS Queen Mary' 1936 and 'RMS St Helena' 1990.
This BLCS 2500 cover features Brunel's 'SS Great Eastern', the world's largest vessel at the time of her launch in 1858, and carries a Royal Mail Street, Birmingham handstamp.
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