Christmas

The 2011 Christmas stamps feature scenes inspired by the Nativity. The Madonna and Child appear on the 1st Class stamp and Joseph being visited by the Angel on the 2nd Class stamp.

The seven stamps are inspired by verses from the Gospels of Mathew and Luke and recognise that 2011 is the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.




2011 (November 8 2011)
Commemorative

Designed by Together Design
Printed by De La Rue Security Print
Print Process Gravure
Gum Self Adhesive

Stamps

Christmas 2nd Stamp (2011) Joseph visited by the Angel

Joseph visited by the Angel

2nd
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Inspired by Matthew 1:21 where the angel tells the sleeping Joseph: ‘And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins’.


Christmas 1st Stamp (2011) Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child

1st
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Inspired by Matthew 1:23, ‘Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us’.


Christmas 2nd Large Stamp (2011) Joseph visited by the Angel

Joseph visited by the Angel

2nd Large
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Inspired by Matthew 1:21 where the angel tells the sleeping Joseph: ‘And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins’


Christmas 1st Large Stamp (2011) Madonna and Child

Madonna and Child

1st Large
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Inspired by Matthew 1:23, ‘Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us’.


Christmas 68p Stamp (2011) Baby Jesus in the manger

Baby Jesus in the manger

68p
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Inspired by Luke 2:7, ‘And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn’.


Christmas £1.10 Stamp (2011) Shepherds visited by the Angel

Shepherds visited by the Angel

£1.10
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Inspired by Luke 2:10, ‘And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people’.


Christmas £1.65 Stamp (2011) Wise men and star

Wise men and star

£1.65
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Inspired by Matthew 2:10: ‘When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy’.


Presentation Pack

Presentation Pack Cover

First Day Cover

First Day Cover Insert

Miniature Sheet

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