Royal Mail:Tour De France Special Postmark

\"royalRoyal Mail issued a special postmark to mark the Tour De France Grand Départ which begis in Yorkshire on 5th July.It will be the first time the Tour has visited the UK since 2007.Royal Mail is gearing up for the Tour De France Grand Départ starting in Yorkshire this Saturday (July 5th) by issuing a special postmark.The postmark will say ‘Yorkshire Grand Départ, Tour De France, 2014’.

Royal Mail’s postmarks are reserved for special occasions and are used to recognise significant events, historical anniversaries or support of charity.Stephen Agar from Royal Mail said: “We’re delighted to be marking the Tour De France Grand Départ with one of our postmarks.“It’ll be a very special moment to see this iconic sporting event begin in the UK in Yorkshire and we’re pleased to mark the occasion in this unique way.”

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