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This set of six stamps and the souvenir sheet were released June 19, 2012 to mark the bicentennial of Dickens' birth year. The stamps show Mr. Bumble from Oliver Twist, Mr. Micawber from David Copperfield, Captain Cuttle from Dombey and Son, Mrs. Gamp from Martin Chuzzlewit, and The Marchioness from The Old Curiosity Shop.

The miniature sheet released at the same time in 2012 features four monochrome stamps depicting scenes bearing illustrations by Hablot Knight Brown, aka Phiz, taken from the original publications. It also has a quote from Dickens in its border, together with his key dates and a facsimile of his signature. The scenes are from the novels Nicolas Nickleby, Bleak House,Little Dorrit and A Tale of Two Cities