22 November 2014

'Old Contemptibles' 1914 - Maxi Card and Postcard

To accompany the issue of the 'Old Contemptibles' 1914 stamp on 22nd November, 2014, 100 postcards were produced as part of the CILP 'Heritage Series'. The "Old Contemptibles" postcard is the third in the series.

'Old Contemptibles' Maxi Card (front)
'Old Contemptibles' Maxi Card (front)


The postcard was used for the production of a Limited Edition of just 12 First Day Issue Maxi cards. Each Maxi card bears an "Old Contemptible" 1914 stamp on the front plus another stamp on the reverse which has been cancelled by a 'First Day of Issue' franking.

'Old Contemptibles' Maxi Card (reverse)
'Old Contemptibles' Maxi Card (reverse)


Canvey Island Local Post Stamps, First Day Covers, Maxi FDI Cards, and Postcards are all issued in limited editions. All CILP philatelic material is obtainable from Alpha Thematics on eBid (subject to availability).

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