The Great Fire of London

The issue depict key scenes documenting the start, spread and aftermath of the Great Fire of London, which raged across the city from 2 to 5 September 1666. It is the first time Royal Mail has used a graphic-novel style of design, created by renowned comic book artist and writer, John Higgins. The graphic style uses a street map design to locate the action.
A prominent and respected artist of the comic book scene, Higgins has worked on iconic titles such as Judge Dredd, 2000 AD and Watchmen series.


2016 (September 2 2016)
Commemorative

Size 35mm (h) x 35mm (v)
Printed by International Security Printers
Print Process Lithography
Perforations 14.5 x 14.5
Gum PVA

Stamps

The Great Fire of London 1st Stamp (2016) Sunday, 2nd September 1666 - Fire Breaks Out

Sunday, 2nd September 1666 - Fire Breaks Out

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The Great Fire of London 1st Stamp (2016) Sunday, 2nd September 1666 - The Fire Spreads Repidly

Sunday, 2nd September 1666 - The Fire Spreads Repidly

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The Great Fire of London 1.05 Stamp (2016) Monday, 3rd September 1666, Fire Breaks Created

Monday, 3rd September 1666, Fire Breaks Created

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The Great Fire of London 1.05 Stamp (2016) Tuesday, 4th September 1666, St Pauls destruction

Tuesday, 4th September 1666, St Pauls destruction

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The Great Fire of London 1.52 Stamp (2016) Wednesday, 5th September 1666, The fire dies out

Wednesday, 5th September 1666, The fire dies out

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The Great Fire of London 1.52 Stamp (2016) Tuesday, 11th September 1666, Christopher Wren plans presented

Tuesday, 11th September 1666, Christopher Wren plans presented

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Presentation Pack

Presentation Pack Cover

First Day Cover

First Day Cover Insert

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