Tag Archives: Philately

FIRST LOOK: NEW STAR WARS Stamps feature beloved fan-favourites and two NEW characters

Revealed for the first time today, Royal Mail are set to release 8 new STAR WARS stamps, to mark the release of the new film in the popular sci-fi franchise, The Last Jedi. Scheduled for release on 12th October 2017, the … Continue reading

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Who issued the world’s first Christmas Stamp?

Did you know that since Royal Mail issued their first Christmas stamp in 1966, over 17 billion Christmas stamps have been printed in Britain?  But as popular as they are today, Great Britain was late to the table when it … Continue reading

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The 50th anniversary of the most reproduced image in the world

50 years ago in 1964 Her Majesty the Queen approved a new portrait for her coinage, and set in motion a chain of events that led to the creation of the most reproduced image in the world. The portrait in … Continue reading

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