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Country / Post Great Britain
Date of Issue 22 August 2008
Primary theme Architecture (Modern)
Olympic Games (Summer Olympics)
Subject Handover of the Olympic Flag from Beijing to London
Width 33.0 mm
Height 33.0 mm
Denomination 1st class
Number in set 4 (show set)
Layout/Format miniature sheet of 4 of 4 designs
Perforations 14.5 by 14.5
Stamp issuing authority Royal Mail of Great Britain
Printer Walsall Security Printers