Queen Mother's 80th Birthday - 1980 Mint Set of 15
Great Britain and 13 Commonwealth nations cooperated to create the world's first omnibus to celebrate a Royal Birthday. The popular Queen Mother, who was the wife of King George VI and mother to Queen Elizabeth II, lived a long 101 years! An omnibus collection is a group of stamps issued from multiple countries that share a common design theme. This Queen Mother's Omnibus contains stamps from Great Britain, Ascension, Bermuda, Cayman Is., Falkland Is., Gambia, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Norfolk Is, Pitcairn Is., St. Helena, Samoa, Solomon Is. and Tristan da Cunha.