Royal Mail to Launch Special Stamps to Mark Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

\"royalRoyal Mail will issue special Commonwealth Games stamps in July to mark Glasgow hosting the 20th GamesThe stamps will feature the sports of swimming, cycling, squash, judo, netball and athleticsThe airmail to Europe stamp featuring netball is being unveiled todayCustomers can register interest at www.royalmail.com/glasgow2014. The vivid stamps will feature the sports of swimming, cycling, squash, judo, netball and athletics. Sports fans are also being given a sneak preview of the airmail to Europe stamp (up to 60g) featuring netball today. Ty Speer, Glasgow 2014 Deputy Chief Executive, said: “The unveiling of these special stamps to mark Glasgow’s hosting of the Commonwealth Games is an exciting moment and will appeal both to people sending mail during the Games as well as those collectors seeking a lasting souvenir of the event.”The stamps have created by Dutch illustrator Nanette Hoogslag. The original photography is by Andy Hooper, the chief sports photographer of the Daily Mail.

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