British Design Classics (2009)

Ten iconic British designs of the 20th Century on Royal Mail’s first set of stamps in 2009.

The set celebrates some of the finest examples of home grown design excellence on 10 First Class stamps. British Design Classics featured instantly recognisable design icons: from Mary Quant’s daring mini skirt and Harry Beck’s innovative map of the London Underground, to R J Mitchell’s hero of the Battle of Britain, the Spitfire, and Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s timeless telephone box.