|1965: Prehistoric Animals|
Next is the only stamp I have that portrays both the skeleton and the actuality
|1958: Chinese Fossils|
Journeying to another continent we have what was part of Gondwana when dinosaurs roamed the earth
|1982: Karoo Fossils|
The stamps all show representations of ancient plant life but when Royal Mail issued their Dinosaur set in 2013 they went for self-adhesive 'pop out' stamps
John Sibbick who specialises in prehistoric and natural history which fits nicely into his other speciality of fantasy where the imagination can run free. The dinosaurs on the stamps certainly seem to have their own individual personalities. All the species chosen to be shown on the stamps are ones that have been found in England and the south coast is especially rich in fossils. The Maidstone cancel shows a iguanadon (also shown on the bottom middle stamp) which was found in a local quarry in 1834 and incorporated into the town's coat of arms (see here) and known as the Maidstone Iguanadon.
An entry to Violet Sky's Sunday Stamps II theme of - 'Dinosaurs or big animals', see more big beasts here