Cayman Islands Will Release Royal Wedding Stamps

Cayman Islands Postal Service will release stamps on  wedding of Prince William and\"\" Catherine Middletonon  4th  August 2011. The commemorative issue simply titled, “Royal Wedding”, includes four stamps — 25¢; 75¢; 80¢ and $2. Each stamp highlights a part of the wedding. The 25¢ depicts the first kiss; the 75¢ shows the carriage ride back to Buckingham Palace; the 80¢ has the happy couple exiting Westminster Abbey after the ceremony, and the $2 stamp shows the father of the bride escorting her down the aisle. The Royal Wedding, which took place on 29 April in Westminster Abbey, enthralled most of the world, a release from the CIPS said. Cayman Islands Postmaster General Sheena Glasgow said from the moment Prince William and Catherine Middleton announced their engagement, they seemed to catch the imagination of the world. “From the beginning, it seemed that most of the world wanted to celebrate the occasion with the Royal Couple,” she noted.“While I know there has been a four-month lapse between the wedding and this stamp issue, there were numerous official approvals to go through, including from the Royal Couple themselves,” she explained. “We hope that our stamp release will satisfy our royal collectors and those who want a souvenir of the happy occasion. The images are colourful and capture key aspects of the wedding.”The Royal Wedding stamps go on sale at all post offices on Thursday, 4 August.

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