New Stamps on Royal Baby

Isle of Man: £1 stamps to mark Prince George’s birth

\"royalIsle of Man Post Office is to become the first postal administration to mark the third in line to the throne’s birth as they release a sheetlet of eight £1 stamps congratulating William and Kate.With the inscription “We could not be happier”, as the Duke said upon the birth of his son on Monday, the sheetlet includes four stamps showing the proud father and four of a smiling Kate.A gold-foil special postmark with the words “It’s A Boy” will be used to cancel the stamps when the postal tribute is released on August 21 with a limited numbered edition of 500.

Maxine Cannon, general manager of Isle of Man Stamps & Coins, said: “We were thrilled to hear the news of the birth of the royal baby, HRH Prince George of Cambridge and delighted to mark the historic occasion with a special commemorative souvenir sheetlet of postage stamps.


\"australiaDate of Issue 22 July 2013

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