A souvenir sheet celebrating the 65th birthday of Peru’s most famous talking bear – Paddington. The marmalade-loving bear first featured in October 1958 in A Bear Called Paddington, written by English author Thomas Michael Bond CBE.
The collectors sheet includes a set of six Special Stamps from Ivor Wood’s strip cartoons of Paddington, originally published in the London Evening News newspaper in the late 1970s.
Two 1st Class, Paddington with a jar of marmalade & Paddington sawing wood
Two £2.20, Paddington carrying presents & Paddington and a crab
Two £2.00, Paddington pushing a shopping trolley & Paddington holding an ice cream
Presented on white card with the pictorial FDI postmark