10 Aug 2010
DS "Union Flag"
15 x 14 (Die-Cut and Elliptical)
The London Eye celebrates its 10th Anniversary in
2010 and Royal Mail have been working with the owners to produce a
Commemorative Sheet to celebrate the event. Since opening in March 2000
Merlin Entertainment’s London Eye has become an iconic landmark and a
symbol of modern Britain. It is the UK’s most popular paid for visitor
attraction with some 3.5 million people enjoying the flight experience
Royal Mail Stock Code AV011
Although stated to be from a print run of 10,000 sheets Royal Mail have
verbally confirmed to me that they have not printed 10,000 sheets and this
represents an upper limit for the issue. In practice a smaller number will
have been printed initially - estimated at c. 1000 - 2000 sheets.