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Benham Millennium Countdown Series

         

This series was produced to celebrate the countdown to the Millennium. Each cover has a 22ct. gold blocked border around the silk & each commemorates a significant event or person in British history. Covers were produced every 100 days to signify 100 years of history & each is postmarked on the appropriate day. The first cover remembers the Battle of Hastings & is postmarked 6th. April 1997 - 1000 days to go.

 

 

Millennium Countdown : UK

 

MillRR01

06.04.97 1000 years Battle of Hastings

8.00

MillRR02

14.07.97 900 years Murder of Thomas Becket

8.00

MillRR03

22.10.97 800 years Magna Carta

8.00

MillRR04

30.01.98 700 years Robert Bruce - Bannockburn

8.00

MillRR05

10.05.98 600 years Battle of Agincourt - Henry V

8.00

MillRR06

18.08.98 500 years Spanish Armada

8.00

MillRR07

26.11.98 400 years Gunpowder Plot

8.00

MillRR08

06.03.99 300 years Making of Great Britain - East Indiaman

8.00

MillRR09

14.06.99 200 years Queen Victoria

o/s

MillRR10

22.09.98 100 years Battle of Britain

o/s

OFF0001

31.12.99/01.01.00 Last Day/First Day

4.00

   

Benham Millennium Countdown Worldwide Series

         

This series depicts World wide events and characters throughout the last Millennium and follows the theme of the U.K. series with each cover produced at 100 day intervals. All have 22ct. gold borders around the silk and all bear pertinent stamps and postmarks. For example, the first in the series depicts the Vikings with Viking silk, Viking stamp and special Isle of Man Viking postmark. 

 

 

Millennium Countdown : Worldwide

 

MillWW01

06.04.97 The Vikings AD 1000-1100

7.00

MillWW02

14.07.97 The Crusades AD 1100-1200

7.00

MillWW03

22.10.97 Marco Polo AD 1200-1300

7.00

MillWW04

30.01.98 Edward III AD 1327-1377

7.00

MillWW05

10.05.98 Joan of Arc AD 1400-1500

7.00

MillWW06

18.08.98 Leonardo da Vinci AD 1452-1519

7.00

MillWW07

26.11.98 Pilgrim Fathers AD 1600-1700

7.00

MillWW08

06.03.99 Captain Cook AD 1700-1800

7.00

MillWW09

14.06.99 Battle of Trafalgar AD 1800-1900

o/s

MillWW10

22.09.99 Martin Luther King AD 1900-2000

7.00

Mill011I

01.01.00 New Dawn Stamp, Kiribati

9.00

 

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This page was last updated: 30/05/12