Thursday, 24 September 2020 04:23

Marvel Superheroes on post stamps

Royal Mail will issue a Marvel Super Heroes set of stamps on March 14, marking the 80th anniversary of the famous comic stories. Ten stamps sold in counter sheets illustrate popular characters, all facing the viewer in dynamic action poses. A further five stamps are contained in a miniature sheet…
Eurus Holmes' violin bow (left) is erroneously double-ended on one of six stamps issued as part of the Royal Mail's Sherlock Holmes set. A music consultant recently discovered a design error on a newly issued Royal Mail stamp featuring a still from The Final Problem, an episode from the fourth…
In 2000 the Russian Federation appealed to the Universal Postal Union in Switzerland to help them put a stop to entities outside Russia from producing topical stamps purporting to be issued by regions of Russia with some autonomy. Hence most of these fake stamps come from the 1990s. This one…
Another new stamp issue comes from Royal Mail on 1 October. Although we have refrained from writing much until the emargbo date (which was supposed to be the issue date), the stamps now appear on Royal Mail's shop website. But why? What's the event? Of course the short answer is…
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