Dame Shirley Bassey


Collect GB Stamps Dame Shirley Bassey at Royal Mail

Royal Mail is celebrating the unique voice and iconic status of Dame Shirley Bassey 70 years on from the start of her career in 1953 with a set of eight special stamps capturing her spellbinding performances. A Miniature Sheet with an additional four stamps shows a more natural side of Dame Shirley with photographs taken during recording sessions and rehearsals.

2023 (September 21 2023)
Commemorative

Designed by Royal Mail Group Limited
Size 35mm (h) x 35mm (v)
Printed by Cartor Security Print
Print Process Lithography
Perforations 14.5 x 14.5
Gum PVA

Stamps

Dame Shirley Bassey 1st Stamp (2023) Performing at the Pigalle nightclub, London, 13 September 1965

Performing at the Pigalle nightclub, London, 13 September 1965

1st
Dame Shirley Bassey 1st Stamp (2023) Performing in Bournemouth, October 1974

Performing in Bournemouth, October 1974

1st
Dame Shirley Bassey 1st Stamp (2023) Performing at the BBC Electric Proms, The Roundhouse, London, 23 October 2009

Performing at the BBC Electric Proms, The Roundhouse, London, 23 October 2009

1st
Dame Shirley Bassey 1st Stamp (2023) Performing at the Safeway Picnic in the Park 2002

Performing at the Safeway Picnic in the Park 2002

1st
Dame Shirley Bassey £2.00 Stamp (2023) Performing in Brighton, 1988

Performing in Brighton, 1988

£2.00
Dame Shirley Bassey £2.00 Stamp (2023) Performing on a TV show, 1963

Performing on a TV show, 1963

£2.00
Dame Shirley Bassey £2.00 Stamp (2023) Singing ‘World in Union’ (with Bryn Terfel) during the Opening Ceremony of the Rugby World Cup, Cardiff, 1 October 1999

Singing ‘World in Union’ (with Bryn Terfel) during the Opening Ceremony of the Rugby World Cup, Cardiff, 1 October 1999

£2.00
Dame Shirley Bassey £2.00 Stamp (2023) Performing during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, California, 24 February 2013

Performing during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, California, 24 February 2013

£2.00
Dame Shirley Bassey 1st Stamp (2023) Rehearsing before a concert at the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate her 25 years in show business, March 1978

Rehearsing before a concert at the Royal Albert Hall to celebrate her 25 years in show business, March 1978

1st
Dame Shirley Bassey 1st Stamp (2023) During rehearsals before the opening of her season at the Talk of the Town theatre in London, 26 September 1962

During rehearsals before the opening of her season at the Talk of the Town theatre in London, 26 September 1962

1st
Dame Shirley Bassey £2.00 Stamp (2023) In the recording studio, 1961

In the recording studio, 1961

£2.00
Dame Shirley Bassey £2.00 Stamp (2023) At Grouse Lodge Studios, Ireland, 2009

At Grouse Lodge Studios, Ireland, 2009

£2.00

Presentation Pack

Pack 639
Dame Shirley Bassey (2023)

Reverse for Dame Shirley Bassey
Miniature Sheet Pack
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First Day Cover

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Miniature Sheet FDC
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Prestige Pane FDC
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Postmark

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Miniature Sheet

Printed by Cartor Security Print
Print Process : Lithography
Size 146mm (h) x 74mm (v)
Dame Shirley Bassey (2023)
Series : Fan Sheet
Dame Shirley Bassey (2023)

Prestige Stamp Book

MBPC - DB5 DB5(100)
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Reverse for Dame Shirley Bassey

Generic Sheet

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PHQ Cards

Pack PHQ522

PHQ522 (a) PHQ522 (b) PHQ522 (c) PHQ522 (d) PHQ522 (e) PHQ522 (f) PHQ522 (g) PHQ522 (h) PHQ522 (i) PHQ522 (j) PHQ522 (k) PHQ522 (l) PHQ522 (m)