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Agatha Christie stamps

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Yellow Pencil / Crafts for Design / Illustration for Design / 2017

An issue of special stamps to mark the centenary of Agatha Christie’s first crime novel and the 40th anniversary of her death. Produced with illustrator Neil Webb, the six stamps contain hidden visual clues in the form of micro text, UV and thermochromic ink, depicting key scenes and characters from six iconic novels.

Stamp collectors could view the hidden details using their essential tool, the magnifying glass.

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