Mr Benjamin Bunny

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Mr. Benjamin Bunny and Peter
Mr. Benjamin Bunny
Mr Benjamin Bunny: was modelled by Arthur Gredington and comes in three versions.
 
In the first version, which was issued in 1965 and ran until 1974, his pipe is ‘out’. It is not moulded to his chest. This version comes in two variations.  In the first he has a dark maroon jacket and in the second he has a lilac jacket.  
 
Back-stamps BP-2a and BP-3a have the Dark maroon jacket and BP-3a also comes with a lilac jacket but this is very rare.
 
In the second version his pipe is ‘in’ – in other words it is moulded to his chest.  There are two variations in this version.  The first variation was issued in 1970 and ran until 1974.  In this variation he has a dark maroon jacket and can be either back-stamp BP-3a or BP-3b.
 
The second variation was issued in 1975 and continued until 2000.   He has a lilac jacket and can have the back-stamp BP-2b, BP-3a, BP-3b, BP-3c, BP-4,  BP-10b or BP-lla.
 
The third version has the BP-11a back-stamp and has a Satin finish.
 
Mr Benjamin Bunny and Peter:  was issued in 1975 and was modelled by Alan Maslankowski.   It was discontinued in 1995.  It can have the back-stamp BP-3b or BP-3c. 

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