Benham, the leading independent producer of first day covers, and a division of Stanley Gibbons, has announced the forthcoming release of celebratory collectibles to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge\’s baby.A selection of commemorative covers will be available*, including one tracing HRH The Prince of Cambridge\’s ancestry back to King George VI using historic Royal Mail commemoratives together with appropriate images and an informative cachet, issued in a limited edition of 1000.
There is also a limited edition certified 2013 gold sovereign which is mounted on a cover and flanked by cameo images of the proud parents. The cover bears the 2011 Royal Engagement commemoratives and is issued in a numbered limited edition of just 100.
These celebratory collectibles and others are available online at the Benham website www.benham.co.uk under Royal celebrations.
A superb and imposing cover celebrates the birth of the Royal baby by tracing her ancestry back to King George VI using historic Royal Mail commemoratives: the 1948 Silver Wedding; the 1972 Silver Wedding and the 1981 Royal Wedding together with an appropriate image and additional stamp – tied by an informative cachet – showing his/her great-grandmother, grandfather and father. The 2011 Engagement commemorative is cancelled by a Windsor handstamp on the date of birth. Please note that the image is for illustration purposes and will be updated upon the arrival of the Royal baby. Isued in a limited edition of 1000.
A set of four charming covers bearing the 1998 Princess Diana issue and bringing together the three Royal generations. Each cover bears delightful images of the young Prince William and are each doubled on the new Royal baby\’s birthday with a 2011 Royal wedding commemorative together with a birthday cachet.