Royal Mail will Issue Stamps on 50th Anniversary of the “Queen’s Head” Design Stamps

royal mail queens stampsRoyal Mail is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the “Queen’s head” design used on all of its regular stamps.To mark 50 years since the first Machin Definitive stamp was issued in 1967, London-based consultancy Atelier Works has launched a set of six stamps which chart the evolution of its design. The stamp is named after its creator, the late British artist and sculptor Arnold Machin. Prior to 1967, an image of The Queen taken by society photographer Dorothy Wilding was used on all stamps.

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