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Royal Mail Postal Services 2007 Issue
Design by Studio David Hillman

Royal Diamond Wedding

Royal Mail Postal Service has issued six new stamps that have postage values of 1st, 54p and 78p named "Royal Diamond Wedding" on the 16th of October 2007. These stamps are being issued to celebrate the Queen and Prince Philip 60th wedding Anniversary. Six black and white pictures have been chosen from the Royal family archives to be displayed on this stamp issue. Each picture is described below.

  • The Queen and Price Philip leave St. Paul's Cathedral (Top Left 1st class) - taken during a thanksgiving service on the queens 80th birthday or the 15th June 2006.
  • The Queen and Prince Philip inspect the Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery in Regents Park (Top middle 1st class) - taken on 30th April 1997
  • The Queen and Prince Philip at the Garter Ceremony (Top right 54p) - taken in Windsor on June 16th 1980.
  • The Queen and Prince Philip at Royal Ascot (Bottom left 54p) - taken in 1969 the Prince and Princess attend Royal Ascot to see the most prestigious horse races of the year.
  • The Queen and Prince Philip at the Premier of the Guns of Navarone (Bottom middle 78p) - taken on April 27th 1961.
  • Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Clydebank (Botton right 78p) - taken in 1947 while the young happy couple were on their honeymoon in Clydebank, Scotland.
"Queen Diamond Wedding Anniversary" stamps can be purchased in a set of 6, Mini-sheet, Presentation Pack, sheets of 60, or FDC. The size of each stamp is 41mm x 30mm with a die - cut simulated perforation. They will be printed by Carter Security Printing using the Lithography printing process.


Royal Diamond Wedding FDC


Royal Diamond Wedding Mini-sheet



To order these stamps or to learn more go to http://www.royalmail.com/portal/rm Use the Universal currency conversion tool at www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi to convert currency.

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