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Accession of King George V: Centenary

FDC marking 100 years since the Accession of George V

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On May 6th 1910, the 80th anniversary of the Penny Black, keen stamp collector, King George V succeeded Edward VII.
Celebrate the centenary of the accession of King George V with our special miniature sheet cover..


  • Limited numbers personally signed by Viscount Linley, the sone of Princess Margaret
  • Main cover features the Royal Mail Centenary of the Accession miniature sheet released for the London Festival of Stamps
  • Postmarked with a specially designed Windsor postmark on the first day of issue (6 May 2010)
  • Alternative editions available with stamps taken from the miniature sheet

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Special Signed Editions

A small number of these covers have been personally signed by David Armstrong-Jones, Viscount Linley, chairman of Christie's and the son of Princess Margaret

This cover was automatically reserved for anyone in our Bronze, Gold or Platinum Cover Clubs at the lowest possible price

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Alternative Editions

Royal Wedding coin cover As normal, this cover is also available as an alternative version, which features the stamps taken from the miniature sheet. These are also available as signed editions, signed by Viscount Linley. Scroll down to order yours now!

Royal Wedding coin cover A small number of these covers are also available with an alternative postmark. These covers feature the miniature sheet (like the cover pictured at the top of this page), which has been postmarked with an non-Buckingham Philatelist King, Phoenix Place, London postmark. Order yours below!

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Quick Facts: Centenary of King George V Accession is a First-day Cover Issue date : 6th May 2010

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 BC408A  In Stock £20.00
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 BC408  In Stock £30.00
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 BC408ASSigned by: Viscount Linley In Stock £60.00
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