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Nelson, Battle of the Nile

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Nelson, Battle of the Nile

Nelson, Battle of the Nile (view technical specs)

Set of 5 stamps depicting Nelson's ship HMS Vanguard, an aerial action shots of the Battle of the Nile, Nelson's dog, Nileus, Nelson himself and his wife Frances Nisbet, nicknamed "fanny' by family and friends. The Battle of the Nile (also known as the Battle of Aboukir Bay, or in French as the Bataille d'Aboukir) was a major naval battle fought between British and French fleets at Aboukir Bay on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt from 1–3 August 1798.

Technical Specs

Design:Martin Hargreaves
Illustration / Photography:GPBL
Printer:Cartor security printers
Process:Offset Lithography
Colours:Multicoloured
Stamp size:30 x 40mm
Issue date:1998-08-01
Stamp Values:12p, 26p, 28p, 35p, 50p