Issue Date: 01/02/2011
Issue Name: Classic Locomotives of England - L & YR 1093 J4
Producer: Buckingham Covers
The first of Royal Mail's four "Classic Locomotives" issues, the Classic Locomotives of England sees us celebrate four of the most iconic and well known English locomotives. Here we celebrate the L & YR 1093 Class J4 in all its glory. Featuring a set of Royal Mail's Classic Locomotives of England stamps and a specially designed "Classic Locomotives", Horwich postmark (01/02/2011). Featuring original artwork by fantastic railway artist John Wigston. A lasting tribute to a locomotive legend.
L & TY 1093 J4
Third in our series of four, this cover celebrates the L & TY 1093 J4. The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Class J4 locomotive on the stamp photographed here at Liverpool Exchange Station in 1909 is pulling the 2.10 to Hull.
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