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London venue for Elton stamp sales

Wednesday 8 September 2004 @ 13:56 - GMT

The new Elton John British Gibraltar stamps are on sale later this week. You can also buy them from the Crown Agents Stamp Bureau which will have a stall at the annual British stamp show Stampex staking place in London on September 15-19, 2004.

The Tercentenary of British Gibraltar Elton John concert on September 10, 2004 is one of the highlights of the Tercentenary celebrations calendar.

With the majestic north face of the Rock of Gibraltar as a backdrop, Elton will be performing on what is also Gibraltar's National Day, at the Victoria Stadium. The Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau have chosen to commemorate the occasion with a round CD Shape Miniature Sheet featuring the £1.20 UK flag stamp also featured in the successful 'Tercentenary' miniature sheet released in April.

The Miniature Sheets with a face value of £1.20 only will have Sir
Elton John's signature printed on them. A First Day Cover and Presentation Pack will also be issued for the occasion.

Prices

  • Miniature Sheet £1.20
  • First Day Cover` £1.50
  • Presentation Pack £1.55

The release date of the Elton John Miniature Sheets is the September 10, 2004.