London 2012: Gunnell Gives Design \’Stamp\’ of Approval

British gold medallist Sally Gunnell OBE has given her stamp of approval to a new design issued by Royal Mail. She unveiled a mock-up of a new stamp to be printed \"\"celebrating every Team GB gold medal win at the Olympics. The stamps will feature a photograph of the athlete or team in action – but only if they win gold. Royal Mail staff will work around the clock to get the stamps into 500 UK Post Offices by lunchtime the following day after a win. \”It\’s something to be very proud of,\” Gunnell added.The design was unveiled at the Olympic Stadium and 400m hurdles champion Gunnell said it would have been personally iconic if she had, had the opportunity to be on a stamp. It will be the first time a host country has used action shots for gold medal stamps which will be issued the day after any win. Where it is not possible to use such an image, Royal Mail will use a picture of the athlete taken from a heat or from their gold medal award moment on the podium.\”They will be unique souvenirs of the Games, marking the great achievements of our talented athletes,\” Moya Greene, Royal Mail chief executive, said.

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One Response to London 2012: Gunnell Gives Design \’Stamp\’ of Approval

  1. Ricardo C. Guarde says:

    Let’s pray for the success of the British gold medalist Sally Gunnell, so the stamp issuance will be materialized . It”s a beautiful stamp to collect. My kudos to Royal Mail for the honor. Thanks.

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