In 1886, "A Study in Scarlet," the first chapter of the Sherlock Holmes series, was accepted for publication by Ward Lock & Co, who paid Doyle £25 for the rights.
He wrote a top-rated mystery novel in just three days at age 27.
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland
Date of Issue: 8 October 2009
Size: 35 x 35 mm
Designers: Together Design Ltd.
Printers: Cartor Security Printing
Printing: Offset lithography
Paper: Phosphor background
Face Value: 1st Class º - No Face Value
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