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100 Years of General Relativity Sets and Sheets

This set of six intricately detailed stamps uses a rare iridescent foil printing technique on the words 'Isle' and 'Man' and the Queen's head along with warm earthy colours to create a scientific and atmospheric look and feel to the collection.

The sheet sets contains six sheets, made up of ten of each design.

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    100 Years of General Relativity Sets and Sheets

    This set includes six stamps (45p, 50p, 95p, 127p, 169p, 244p) featuring images of Hawking and Einstein along with scientifically accurate diagrams and equations which have led to significant scientific discoveries.

    The sets and sheet sets are available in mint condition or CTO.

    Also in this product range is a first day cover, presentation pack, a prestige booklet, self-adhesive stamp pane, sheetlet and framed sheetlet.

    Personality rights of ALBERT EINSTEIN are used with permission of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Represented exclusively by Greenlight.

    Issue Information

    Professor Stephen Hawking says "This collection of six stamps, created in collaboration with the Isle of Man Post Office and Glazier Designs, displays some of the equations over the past century that have led to significant scientific discoveries and, in turn, have had a profound impact on the world."

    This stunning stamp issue showcases the works of Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Each stamp features a rare iridescent foil printing technique on the words 'Isle' and 'Man' and Her Majesty the Queen's portrait along with warm earthy colours to create a scientific and atmospheric look and feel to the collection.

    The insightful issue text explains the scientifically accurate diagrams featured on each of the stamps and was prepared by Cambridge university experts and Professor Hawking.

    Stephen Hawking endorsed the stamps, saying: "I am honoured to have both my face and life's work featured alongside Albert Einstein and the commemoration of 100 years since the publication of his theory of general relativity."

    Click here to see the rest of the 100 Years of General Relativity Collection.

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