Scottish Heraldry Featured on 1987 GB Postage Stamp Issue
The stamps were designed by Jeffrey Mathews and printed by Harrison & Sons Ltd using a perf 34.7mm square format (perf 14.5). The individual stamps making up the issue are:
The 18p value depicts the arms of the Office of Lord Lyon King of Arms. The lions featured in the arms are wearing the Crown of Scotland which is now in Edinburgh Castle.
The 22p stamp depicts a banner used by Prince Charles within Scotland conferred on him by the Queen in 1974. The banner symbolises three Scottish dignities ofPrince Charles. Chief Steward of Scotland, Lord of the Isles and the Duke of Rothesay.
The 31p stamp depicts the arms of the Royal Scottish Academy of Painting, Sculpture & Architecture founded back in 1826.
The top 34p value depicts the arms of the Royal Society of Edinburgh established for the advancement of learning and useful knowledge in 1783.View the current listings of GB heraldry related stamps and covers.
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