From the reference box # 68





#68 - set of 4 stamps celebrating 50 years of the BBC (1922 - 1972).

Designed by David Gentleman and released on 13 September 1972, these stamps have great illustrations of equipment significant in the history of broadcasting; 3p - Microphones, 5p - Horn Loudspeaker, 7 1/2p - TV Camera and 9p - Oscillator and spark transmitter (Marconi/Kemp experiments 1897).

Here are the first day covers for each stamp, which are also pretty cool...




See more David Gentleman designed stamps from the reference box here.

Comments:

Make Do Style

03 Mar 2010 08:19 PM

Such a peek back in history - can you imagine BBC stamps now!

celine

05 May 2010 10:42 PM

great! thanks for posting.

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