Bicentenary Cover

All covers are with Bell Rock Stamps are sold out. Only covers with Royal Mail Postbox stamp label are now available.

Arbroath & District Stamp & Postcard Club are to issue a special Commemorative Cover on the 1st February 2011, to celebrate the bicentenary of the lighting for the first time, of the light on the Bell Rock Lighthouse. This will feature a special Hand Stamp dated 1st February 2011 designed, along with the envelope, for the Club by Brian Cargill (treasurer of the Club).

 

There are three different covers – all with the same basic design.

 

 

50 Covers will be produced featuring the Royal Mail Bell Rock stamp, which was issued in 1998, and signed by John F. Boath, last Principal Keeper of the Bell Rock Lighthouse. This will retail at £10 - £5 of which from each sale will be donated to Arbroath Lifeboat.

All covers are with Bell Rock Stamps are sold out.

A further 100 covers will be produced again featuring the Royal Mail Bell Rock stamp from 1998. This will retail at £5.

 

An additional 350 covers will be produced featuring a Royal Mail Post Box stamp and label from 2009. This will retail at £4.

 

All prices exclude shipping & handling costs which will be as follows:

 

- Within the United Kingdom - £1

 

- Europe - £1.50

 

- Rest of the world - £2

 

All covers will contain a tri-fold leaflet with illustrations and a short history of the Bell Rock and lighthouse. They will be sent within a cardboard backed envelope addressed to the buyer, to hopefully ensure that they will arrive in good order.

 

All orders will be treated on strictly 1st come 1st served basis, so please advise of an alternate choice(s) if your 1st choice happens to be sold out.

 

Please email roundostamps@aol.com, with your order and delivery address – an invoice will be sent when payment is due. No PayPal account is required – instructions for payment will be on the invoice. All orders will be shipped as quickly as possible after 1st February 2011.

 

For futher information on the Bell Rock Lighthouse please visit:

 

http://www.angusahead.com/bellrocklighthouse

 

or

 

http://www.bellrock.org.uk

 

http://white.visitscotland.com/explore_scotland/angus__dundee/arbroath_shining_white_light.aspx

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/taysideandcentralscotland/hi/people_and_places/history/newsid_9132000/9132607.stm


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