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UK 41p - Channel Tunnel Opening - 1994
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No: 1005   Contributor: Jean Pryer   Year: 1994   Country: United Kingdom
UK 41p - Channel Tunnel Opening - 1994

UK 41p - Channel Tunnel Opening - 1994

This stamp features British Lion and French Cock - the first fixed link between Britain and France is the fulfilment of a dream whisch has obsessed a host of engineers for more than two centuries . To mark this significant milestone The Royal Mail and La Poste have worked together to produce an attractive set of se-tenant pairs of stamps. UK stamps designed by George Hardie and the French stamps designed by Jean-Paul Cousin, embodying perspectives of each other's national characteristics the stamps highlight how the Channel Tunnel may help to enrich mutual understanding and neighbourliness between two proud, historic nations.
3 May 1994

See also picture #1006, picture #1007, picture #1008
Picture added on 03 May 2010 at 13:39
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