GB Commemorative Issues

QEII: 1974 to 1998

Full Sheets

Stamp [Number in Sheet] SG Book Value £ [2003] FDI Value SG # Image
British Trees (2nd Issue): Horse Chestnut [100] 35.00 27 February 1974 10p 949 SG 949
Bicentenary of Public Fire Services: First Motor Fire-Engine 1904 [100] 10.00 24 April 1974 3½p 950 SG 950
10.00
Bicentenary of Public Fire Services: Prize-Winning Fire-Engine 1863 [100] 30.00 5½p 951 SG 951
30.00
Bicentenary of Public Fire Services: First Steam Fire-Engine 1830 [100] 50.00 8p 952 SG 952
50.00
Bicentenary of Public Fire Services: Fire-Engine 1766 [100] 50.00 10p 953 SG 953
50.00
Centenary of Universal Postal Union: P&O Packet Peninsular, 1888 [100] 10.00 12 June 1974 3½p 954 SG 954
Centenary of Universal Postal Union: Farman H.F. III Biplane, 1911 [100] 25.00 5½p 955 SG 955
Centenary of Universal Postal Union: Airmail - Blue Van and Postbox, 1930 [100] 30.00 8p 956 SG 956
Centenary of Universal Postal Union: Imperial Airways Short S.21 Flying Boat Maia, 1937 [100] 45.00 10p 957 SG 957
Medieval Warriors: Robert the Bruce [100] 10.00 10 July 1974 4½p 958 SG 958
10.00
Medieval Warriors: Owain Glyndwr [100] 20.00 5½p 959 SG 959
20.00
Medieval Warriors: Henry V [100] 50.00 8p 960 SG 960
50.00
Medieval Warriors: The Black Prince [100] 55.00 10p 961 SG 961
55.00
Birth Centenary of Sir Winston Churchill: Churchill in Royal Yacht Squadron Uniform [100] 20.00 9 October 1974 4½p 962 SG 962
Birth Centenary of Sir Winston Churchill: Prime Minister [100] 35.00 5½p 963 SG 963
Birth Centenary of Sir Winston Churchill: Secretary for War and Air [100] 65.00 8p 964 SG 964
Birth Centenary of Sir Winston Churchill: War Correspondent, South Africa, 1899 [100] 70.00 10p 965 SG 965
Christmas: Adoration of the Magi (York Minster, circa 1355) [100] 10.00 27 November 1974 3½p 966 SG 966
SG 967
SG 968
SG 969
Christmas: The Nativity (St. Helen's Church, Norwich, circa 1480) [100] 10.00 4½p 967
Christmas: Virgin and Child (Ottery St. Mary Church, circa 1350) [100] 30.00 8p 968
Christmas: Virgin and Child (Worcester Cathedral, circa 1224) [100] 40.00 10p 969
Health and Handicap Funds: Invalid in Wheelchair [100] 19.00 22 January 1975 4½p + 1½p 970 SG 970
19.00
19.00
19.00
19.00
Birth Bicentenary of J. M. W. Turner: "Peace - Burial at Sea" [100] 10.00 19 February 1975 4½p 971 SG 971
Birth Bicentenary of J. M. W. Turner: "Snowstorm - Steamer off a Harbour's Mouth" [100] 15.00 5½p 972 SG 972
Birth Bicentenary of J. M. W. Turner: "The Arsenal, Venice" [100] 30.00 8p 973 SG 973
Birth Bicentenary of J. M. W. Turner: "St Laurent" [100] 40.00 10p 974 SG 974
European Architectural Heritage Year: Charlotte Square, Edinburgh [100] 25.00 23 April 1975 7p 975 SG 975
European Architectural Heritage Year: The Rows, Chester [100]
SG 975 and 976 were printed horizontally se-tenant throughout the sheet
25.00 7p 976 SG 976
European Architectural Heritage Year: Royal Observatory, Greenwich [100] 25.00 8p 977 SG 977
European Architectural Heritage Year: St George's Chapel, Windsor [100] 25.00 10p 978 SG 978
European Architectural Heritage Year: National Theatre, London [100] 30.00 12p 979 SG 979
Sailing: Sailing Dinghies [100] 20.00 11 June 1975 7p 980 SG 980
Sailing: Racing Keel Boats [100] 30.00 8p 981 SG 981
Sailing: Cruising Yachts [100] 30.00 10p 982 SG 982
Sailing: Multihulls [100] 45.00 12p 983 SG 983
150th Anniversary of Public Railways: Stephenson's Locomotion, 1825 [100] 20.00 13 August 1975 7p 984 SG 984
150th Anniversary of Public Railways: Abbotsford, 1876 [100] 35.00 8p 985 SG 985
150th Anniversary of Public Railways: Caerphilly Castle, 1923 [100] 45.00 10p 986 SG 986
150th Anniversary of Public Railways: High Speed Train, 1975 [100] 50.00 12p 987 SG 987
62nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Conference: Palace of Westminster
Cylinders 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D #079307 [100]
25.00 3 September 1975 12p 988 SG 988
Birth Bicentenary of Jane Austen (novelist): Emma and Mr Woodhouse (Emma) [100] 20.00 22 October 1975 8½p 989 SG 989
Birth Bicentenary of Jane Austen (novelist): Catherine Morland (Northanger Abbey) [100] 40.00 10p 990 SG 990
Birth Bicentenary of Jane Austen (novelist): Mr Darcy (Pride and Prejudice) [100] 45.00 11p 991 SG 991
Birth Bicentenary of Jane Austen (novelist): Mary and Henry Crawford (Mansfield Park) [100] 50.00 13p 992 SG 992
Birth Bicentenary of Jane Austen (novelist): Mary and Henry Crawford (Mansfield Park) 50.00 22 October 1975 13p 992 SG 992
Christmas: Angels with Harp and Lute [100] 20.00 26 November 1975 6½p 993 SG 993
SG 994
SG 995
SG 996
Christmas: Angel with Mandolin [100] 30.00 8½p 994
Christmas: Angel with Horn [100] 40.00 11p 995
Christmas: Angels with Trumpet [100] 45.00 13p 996
Telephone Centenary: Housewife [100] 15.00 10 March 1976 8½p 997 SG 997
Telephone Centenary: Policeman [100] 35.00 10p 998 SG 998
Telephone Centenary: District Nurse [100] 45.00 11p 999 SG 999
Telephone Centenary: Industrialist [100] 50.00 13p 1000 SG 1000
Social Reformers: Hewing Coal (Thomas Hepburn) [100] 15.00 28 April 1976 8½p 1001 SG 1001
Social Reformers: Machinery (Robert Owen) [100] 30.00 10p 1002 SG 1002
Social Reformers: Chimney Cleaning (Lord Shaftesbury) [100] 35.00 11p 1003 SG 1003
Social Reformers: Hands Clutching Prison (Elizabeth Fry) [100] 35.00 13p 1004 SG 1004
Bicentenary of American Revolution: Benjamin Franklin (bust by Jean-Jacques Caffieri): [100] 35.00 2 June 1976 11p 1005 SG 1005
35.00
Centenary of Royal National Rose Society: "Elizabeth of Glamis" [100] 15.00 30 June 1976 8½p 1006 SG 1006
Centenary of Royal National Rose Society: "Grandpa Dickson" [100] 30.00 10p 1007 SG 1007
Centenary of Royal National Rose Society: "Rosa Mundi" [100] 50.00 11p 1008 SG 1008
Centenary of Royal National Rose Society: "Sweet Briar" [100] 60.00 13p 1009 SG 1009
British Cultural Traditions: Archdruid [100] 15.00 4 August 1976 8½p 1010 SG 1010
British Cultural Traditions: Morris Dancing [100] 35.00 10p 1011 SG 1011
British Cultural Traditions: Scots Piper [100] 45.00 11p 1012 SG 1012
British Cultural Traditions: Welsh Harpist [100] 50.00 13p 1013 SG 1013
500th Anniversary of British Printing: The Canterbury Tales [100] 20.00 29 September 1976 8½p 1014 SG 1014
SG 1015
SG 1016
SG 1017
500th Anniversary of British Printing: The Tretyse of Love [100] 35.00 10p 1015
500th Anniversary of British Printing: Game and Playe of Chesse [100] 40.00 11p 1016
500th Anniversary of British Printing: Early Printing Press [100] 45.00 13p 1017
Christmas: Virgin and Child [100] 15.00 24 November 1976 6½p 1018 SG 1018
SG 1019
SG 1020
SG 1021
15.00
Christmas: Angel with Crown [100] 30.00 8½p 1019
30.00
Christmas: Angel appearing to Shepherds [100] 40.00 11p 1020
40.00
Christmas: The Three Kings [100] 40.00 13p 1021
40.00
Racket Sports: Lawn Tennis [100] 20.00 12 January 1977 8½p 1022 SG 1022
SG 1023
SG 1024
SG 1025
Racket Sports: Table Tennis [100] 35.00 10p 1023
Racket Sports: Squash [100] 40.00 11p 1024
Racket Sports: Badmintin [100] 45.00 13p 1025
Centenary of Royal Institute of Chemistry: Steriods - Conformational Analysis [100] 15.00 2 March 1977 8½p 1029 SG 1029
SG 1030
SG 1031
SG 1032
Centenary of Royal Institute of Chemistry: Vitamin C - Synthesis [100] 35.00 10p 1030
Centenary of Royal Institute of Chemistry: Starch - Chromatography [100] 35.00 11p 1031
Centenary of Royal Institute of Chemistry: Salt - Crystallography [100] 35.00 13p 1032
Silver Jubilee 15.00 11 May - 15 June 1977 8½p 1033 SG 1033
25.00 9p 1034 SG 1034
25.00 10p 1035 SG 1035
35.00 11p 1036  
40.00 13p 1037 SG 1037
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, London: "Gathering of Nations"
Cylinders 1A, 2B, 1C #084200 [100]
35.00 8 June 1977 13p 1038 SG 1038
Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, London: "Gathering of Nations"
Cylinders 1A, 2B, 1C #116350 [100]
35.00
British Wildlife: Hedgehog [100]
Brown Hare
Red Squirrel
Otter
Badger
SG 1039 - 1043 SG 671-676 were issued se tenant in horizontal strips of five within the sheet
25.00 5 October 1977 9p 1039
1040
1041
1042
1043
SG 1039
SG 1040
SG 1041
SG 1042
SG 1043
25.00
Christmas: SG 1044 - 1048 depict the carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas" and were printed horizontally se-tenant throughout the sheet [100] 25.00 23 November 1977 7p 1044
1045
1046
1047
1048
SG 1044
SG 1045
SG 1046
SG 1047
SG 1048
Energy Resources: Oil - North Sea Production Platform [100] 20.00 25 January 1978 9p 1050 SG 1050
SG 1051
SG 1052
SG 1053
Energy Resources: Coal - Modern Pithead [100] 20.00 10½p 1051
Energy Resources: Natural Gas - Flame Rising from Sea [100] 20.00 11p 1052
Energy Resources: Electricity - Nuclear Power Station and Uranium Atom [100] 20.00 13p 1053
British Architecture (Historic Buildings):
Tower of London
Holyroodhouse
Caernarvon Castle
Hampton Court Palace [100]
24.00 1 March 1978 9p
10½p
11p
13p
1054
1055
1056
1057
SG 1054
SG 1055
SG 1056
SG 1057
24.00
24.00
24.00
24.00
24.00
30.00
30.00
Horses: Shire Horse [100] 15.00 5 July 1978 9p 1063 SG 1063
SG 1064
SG 1065
SG 1066
15.00
Horses: Shetland Pony [100] 30.00 10½p 1064
30.00
Horses: Welsh Pony [100] 30.00 11p 1065
30.00
Horses: Thoroughbred [100] 35.00 13p 1066
35.00
Centenaries of Cyclists Touring Club and British Cycling Federation
Penny-Farthing and 1884 Safety Bicycle
15.00 2 August 1978 7p 1067 SG 1067
SG 1068
SG 1069
SG 1070
Centenaries of Cyclists Touring Club and British Cycling Federation
1920 Touring Bicycles [100]
20.00 10½p 1068
Centenaries of Cyclists Touring Club and British Cycling Federation
Modern Small-Wheel Bicycles [100]
20.00 11p 1069
Centenaries of Cyclists Touring Club and British Cycling Federation
1978 Road-Racers [100]
25.00 13p 1070
Christmas: Singing Carols round the Christmad Tree [100] 15.00 22 November 1978 7p 1071 SG 1071
SG 1072
SG 1073
SG 1074
Christmas: The Waits [100] 20.00 9p 1072
Christmas: 18th Century Carol Singers [100] 25.00 11p 1073
Christmas: "The Boar's Head Carol" [100] 25.00 13p 1074
Dogs: Old English Sheepdog [100] 15.00 7 February 1979 9p 1075 SG 1075
SG 1076
SG 1077
SG 1078
Dogs: Welsh Springer Spaniel [100] 25.00 10½p 1076
Dogs: West Highland Terrier [100] 25.00 11p 1077
Dogs: Irish Setter [100] 25.00 13p 1078
Spring Wild Flowers: Primrose [100] 15.00 21 March 1979 9p 1079 SG 1079
SG 1080
SG 1081
SG 1082
Spring Wild Flowers: Daffodil [100] 25.00 10½p 1080
Spring Wild Flowers: Bluebell [100] 25.00 11p 1081
Spring Wild Flowers: Snowdrop [100] 25.00 13p 1082
First Direct Elections to European Assembly: [100] 15.00 9 May 1979 9p 1083 SG 1083
SG 1084
SG 1085
SG 1086
First Direct Elections to European Assembly: [100] 25.00 10½p 1084
First Direct Elections to European Assembly: [100] 25.00 11p 1085
First Direct Elections to European Assembly: [100] 30.00 13p 1086
Horseracing Paintings and Bicentenary of the Derby: "Saddling "Mahmoud" for the Derby, 1936" (Sir Alfred Munnings) [100] 15.00 6 June 1979 9p 1087 SG 1087
SG 1088
SG 1089
SG 1090
15.00
Horseracing Paintings and Bicentenary of the Derby: "The Liverpool Great National Steeple Chase, 1839" (aquatint by F. C. Turner) [100] 20.00 10½p 1088
20.00
Horseracing Paintings and Bicentenary of the Derby: "The First Spring Meeting, Newmarket, 1793" (J. N. Sartorius) [100] 25.00 11p 1089
25.00
Horseracing Paintings and Bicentenary of the Derby: "Racing at Dorsett Ferry, Windosr, 1684" (Francis Barlow) [100] 25.00 13p 1090
25.00
International Year of the Child: The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) [100] 25.00 11 July 1979 9p 1091 SG 1091
SG 1092
SG 1093
SG 1094
International Year of the Child: The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) [100] 30.00 10½p 1092
International Year of the Child: Winnie-the-Pooh (A.A. Milne) [100] 35.00 11p 1093
International Year of the Child: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Lewis Carroll) [100] 65.00 13p 1094
Death Centenary of Sir Rowland Hill (postal reformer): Sir Rowland Hill, 1795-1879 [100] 20.00 22 August 1979 10p 1095 SG 1095
Death Centenary of Sir Rowland Hill (postal reformer): General Post circa 1839 [100] 20.00 11½p 1096 SG 1096
Death Centenary of Sir Rowland Hill (postal reformer): London Post circa 1839 [100] 25.00 13p 1097 SG 1097
Death Centenary of Sir Rowland Hill (postal reformer): Uniform Postage, 1840 [100] 40.00 15p 1098 SG 1098
150th Anniversary of Metropolitan Police: Policeman on the Beat [100] 20.00 26 September 1979 10p 1100 SG 1100
SG 1101
SG 1102
SG 1103
150th Anniversary of Metropolitan Police: Policeman Directing Traffic [100] 25.00 11½p 1101
150th Anniversary of Metropolitan Police: Mounted Policewoman [100] 25.00 13p 1102
150th Anniversary of Metropolitan Police: River Patrol Boat [100] 40.00 15p 1103
Christmas: The Three Kings [100] 15.00 21 November 1979 8p 1104 SG 1104
SG 1105
SG 1106
SG 1107
SG 1108
Christmas: Angel Appearing to the Shepherds [100] 20.00 10p 1105
Christmas: The Nativity [100] 20.00 11½p 1106
Christmas: Mary and Joseph Travelling to Bethlehem [100] 30.00 13p 1107
Christmas: The Annunciation [100] 35.00 15p 1108
Centenary of Wild Bird Protection Act: Common Kingfisher [100] 20.00 16 January 1980 10p 1109 SG 1109
Centenary of Wild Bird Protection Act: Dipper [100] 40.00 11½p 1110 SG 1110
Centenary of Wild Bird Protection Act: Moorhen [100] 50.00 13p 1111 SG 1111
Centenary of Wild Bird Protection Act: Yellow Wagtails [100] 50.00 15p 1112 SG 1112
150th Anniversary of London and Manchester Railway:
Rocket Approaching Moorish Arch, Liverpool
SG 1113 - 1117 were printed se tenant in horizontal strips of 5 throughout the sheet [100]
25.00 12 March 1980 12p 1113 SG 1113
SG 1114
SG 1115
SG 1116
SG 1117
150th Anniversary of London and Manchester Railway:
First and Second Class Carriages Passing Through Olive Mount Cutting
1114
25.00
150th Anniversary of London and Manchester Railway:
Third Class Carriage and Sheep Truck Crossing Chat Moss
1115
150th Anniversary of London and Manchester Railway:
Horsebox and Carriage Truck near Bridgewater Canal
1116
25.00
150th Anniversary of London and Manchester Railway:
Goods Truck and Mailcoach at Manchester
1117
"London 1980" International Stamp Exhibition: Mortgage of London Buildings [50] 80.00 9 April - 7 May 1980 50p 1118 SG 1118
#114892 & #115192 80.00
London Landmarks: Buckingham Palace [100] 20.00 7 May 1980 10½p 1120 SG 1120
London Landmarks: The Albert Memorial [100] 20.00 12p 1121 SG 1121
London Landmarks: Royal Opera House [100] 25.00 13½p 1122 SG 1122
London Landmarks: Hampton Court [100] 35.00 15p 1123 SG 1123
London Landmarks: Kensington Palace [100] 35.00 17½p 1124 SG 1124
Famous Authoresses: Charlotte Bronte (Jane Eyre) [100] 25.00 9 July 1980 12p 1125 SG 1125
SG 1126
SG 1127
SG 1128
Famous Authoresses: George Eliot (The Mill on the Floss) [100] 25.00 13½p 1126
Famous Authoresses: Emily Bronte (Wuthering Heights) [100] 30.00 15p 1127
Famous Authoresses: Mrs Gaskell (North and South) [100] 50.00 17½p 1128
80th Birthday of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother [100] 100.00 4 August 1980 12p 1129 SG 1129
100.00
100.00
100.00
100.00
100.00
British Conductors: Sir Henry Wood [100] 20.00 10 September 1980 12p 1130
Sports Centenaries: Running [100] 20.00 10 October 1980 12p 1134
Christmas: Christmas Tree [100] 20.00 19 November 1980 10p 1138
Royal Wedding: Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer [100] 80.00 22 July 1981 14p 1160 SG 1160
Royal Wedding: Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer [100] 80.00 22 July 1981 14p 1160 SG 1160
160.00 25p 1161 SG 1161
25th Anniversary of Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme: "Expeditions" [100] 25.00 12 August 1981 14p 1162 SG 1162
25th Anniversary of Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme: "Skills" [100] 40.00 18p 1163 SG 1163
25th Anniversary of Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme: "Service" [100] 50.00 22p 1164 SG 1164
25th Anniversary of Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme: "Recreation" [100] 60.00 25p 1165 SG 1165
Fishing Industry: Cockle-Dredging from Linsey II [100] 25.00 23 September 1981 14p 1166 SG 1166
Fishing Industry: Hauling Trawl Net [100] 40.00 18p 1167 SG 1167
Fishing Industry: Lobster Potting [100] 45.00 22p 1168 SG 1168
Fishing Industry: Hoisting Seine Net [100] 55.00 25p 1169 SG 1169
Information Technology: Development of Communications
Cylinders 2A, 1B, 1C, 2D, 1E #299809 [60]
21.00 8 September 1982 15½p 1196 SG 1196
SG 1197
Information Technology: Modern Technological Aids
Cylinders 1A, 1B, 1C, 2D, 1E, 1F #118885 [60]
36.00 26p 1197
Christmas Carols: "While Shepherds Watched" [100] 25.00 17 November 1982 12½p 1202 SG 1202
Christmas Carols: "The Holly and the Ivy" [100] 35.00 15½p 1203 SG 1203
Christmas Carols: "I Saw Three Ships" [100] 75.00 19½p 1204 SG 1204
Christmas Carols: "We Three Kings" [100] 85.00 26p 1205 SG 1205
Christmas Carols: "Good King Wencelas" [100] 90.00 29p 1206 SG 1206
Bicentenary of First Mail Coach Run, Bath and Bristol to London:
Bath Mail Coach, 1784
Attack on Exeter Mail, 1816
Norwich Mail in Thunderstorm, 1827
Holyhead and Liverpool Mails leaving London, 1828
Edinburgh Mail Snowbound, 1831
1258-1262 were printed se tenant in horizontal strips of 5 throughout the sheet
60.00 31 July 1984 16p 1258 SG 1258
1259 SG 1259
1260 SG 1260
1261 SG 1261
1262 SG 1262
400th Anniversary of Spanish Armada: Spanish Galeasse off The Lizard [100] 70.00 19 July 1988 18p 1400 SG 1400
400th Anniversary of Spanish Armada: English Fleet Leaving Plymouth [100] 1401 SG 1401
400th Anniversary of Spanish Armada: Engagement off Isle of Wight [100] 1402 SG 1402
400th Anniversary of Spanish Armada: Attack of English Fire-Ships, Calais [100] 1403 SG 1403
400th Anniversary of Spanish Armada: Armada in Storm, North Sea [100] 1404 SG 1404
Reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre:
The Swan, 1595 [100]
The Rose, 1592 [100]
The Globe, 1599 [100]
The Hope, 1613 [100]
The Globe, 1614 [100]
Issued se tenant in horizontal strips of 5 throughout the sheet, the backgrounds forming a composite design
45.00 8 August 1995 25p 1882
1883
1884
1885
1886
SG 1882
SG 1883
SG 1884
SG 1885
SG 1886
Diana, Princess of Wales Commemoration:
Diana, Princess of Wales (photo by Lord Snowdon)
At British Lung Foundation Function April 1977 (photo by John Stillwell)
Wearing Tiara 1991 (photo by Lord Snowdon)
On visit to Birmingham, October 1995 (photo by Tim Graham)
In Evening Dress, 1987 (photo by Terence Donovan)
SG 2021 - 2025 were printed se-tenant in horizontal strips of five throughout the sheet [100]
90.00 3 February 1998 26p 2021
2022
2023
2024
2025
SG 2021
SG 2022
SG 2023
SG 2024
SG 2025
90.00
90.00
Europa. Festivals. Notting Hill Carnival: Woman in Yellow Feathered Costume [100] 75.00 25 August 1998 20p 2055 SG 2055
1p Crimson
Plate 1 printed 11 January 2000 [100]
10.00 1993-2002 1p Y1667  
SG Catalogue Value [2003] 7,986.00 227 Sheets  
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