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Royal Mail will Issue Stamps on Working Horses

Date of Issue: 04 February 2014 Reason and inspiration for Stamp Issue:Our relationship with horses began around 6,000 years ago. Over the years horses have carried men into war, transported people and goods over huge distances and been a source … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Commemorates Birth Anniversary of Australian Sculptor Bertram Mackennal

Royal Mail is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Bertram Mackennal, an Australian sculptor who designed stamps, with a special Commemorative Sheet of stamps. The stamps, available from 19th September 2013 feature ten definitive sized 1st Class Royal Seal stamps alongside … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Issued Post & Go Stamps : Freshwater Life 3

Loadingvote:Freshwater Life is the third series of pictorial Post & Go Stamps by the Royal Mail since their introduction in 2010. The first two series, Birds of Britain and British Farm Animals, enjoyed massive popularity; and it’s fair to say … Continue reading

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Royal Mail’s Dinosaur Issue Launching on 10th October

Over the past 200 years the fossilised remains of the skeletons of the dinosaurs featured in this issue have been found in the UK, mostly in southern Britain – hence they are ‘British’ dinosaurs. Dinosaurs have not appeared on stamps … Continue reading

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Royal Mail: British Auto Legends Stamps

Issue Date: 13th August 2013 First Day Cover has all six Special Stamps affixed and is cancelled with an Alwalton, Peterborough postmark chosen as it was the birthplace of Sir Henry Royce in 1863. It also includes a filler card written … Continue reading

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Royal Mail: Portrait of Queen Elizabeth for Coronation

·        The portrait was specially commissioned by Royal Mail for the Coronation Special Stamp issue ·        This is the first time Royal Mail has commissioned a painted portrait of Her Majesty The Queen ·        The portrait was painted by artist Nicky Philipps, who also … Continue reading

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Royal Mail:Stamps on Andy Murray Available for Sale

Royal Mail’s Special Stamps, issued to celebrate Andy Murray’s historic win in the Gentlemen’s Singles final at Wimbledon, go on sale today. The stamps mark Murray’s fantastic achievement in becoming the first Briton to win the Gentlemen’s Championship in 77 … Continue reading

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New Stamp Issues of Royal Mail:Andy Murray and British Auto Legends

Andy Murray’s Historic Wimbledon Win Royal Mail is to mark Andy Murray’s historic win in the Gentlemen’s Singles final at Wimbledon with a set of Special StampsAndy is the first Briton, since Fred Perry 77 years ago, to win the … Continue reading

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Stamps Released on 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Mail To mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen\’s Coronation, Royal Mail has created an extraordinary collection featuring some of the finest portraits of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The portraits are the following (in chronological order): 1953 Terence … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Issued Stamps on Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia was launched into service by the Queen in 1953Commemorative stamps are being issued to mark the 60th anniversary of the launch of Royal Yacht Britannia on the Clyde.During 44 years serving the Royal Family, the yacht … Continue reading

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