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Medical Breakthroughs

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Medical Breakthroughs, unsigned £25.00 Buy Now
Medical Breakthroughs Signed RH Lord Darzi £35.00 Buy Now
Medical Breakthroughs Signed by Richard Chamberlain £50.00 Limited Availability

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  • Medical Breakthroughs
  • Featuring the full set of 6 Medical Breakthrough stamps
  • And a London SW7 postmark (16th September, 2010)
  • Available signed by RH Lord Darzi or Richard Chamberlain


Issue Date: 16/09/2010

Issue Name: Medical Breakthroughs

Producer: Buckingham Covers

 

The stamps in this issue celebrate medical triumphs of the last hundred years from the discovery of antibiotics to brain scans. The cover symbolises the rising dawn of knowledge which saves so many lives everyday. The back of the cover explains the selected six major developments on the stamps. This wonderful cover features all six stamps in the issue and is postmarked London SW7, home of Imperial College, where so much research work is undertaken.

 

  • Medical Breakthroughs
  • Featuring the full set of 6 Medical Breakthrough stamps
  • And a London SW7 postmark (16th September, 2010)
  • Available signed by RH Lord Darzi or Richard Chamberlain

 

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Medical Breakthroughs

These stamps recognise six of the major medical breakthroughs of the century.

1st class stamp - Heart regulating beta blockers invented by Sir James Black in 1962

58 pence stamp - The first antibiotic medicine, discovered by Sr Alexander Fleming in 1928

60 pence stamp - Shows the first hip replacement operation pioneered by Sir John Charnley in 1962

67 pence stamp - Shows artificial lens implant surgery pioneered by Sir Harold Ridley in 1949

88 pence stamp - Shows the discovery that the Malaria parisite is transmitted by mosquitoes, proved by Sir Ronald Ross 1897

97 pence stamp - Shows the computed tomography scanner invented by Sir Godfrey Hounsfield in 1971

 

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The Right Honourable Lord Darzi of Denham KBE PC FMedSci HonFREng FRCS FRCSI FRCSEd FRCPSG FACS FCGI MD FRCPE, the cancer specialist who pioneered keyhole surgery.

 

George Richard Chamberlain is an American stage and screen actor and singer, who became a teen idol in the title role of the television show Dr. Kildare.

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