Jersey post issued a set of five stamps and a Miniature Sheet Celebrating 5th Wedding Anniverary of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The stamps feature photographs which capture key milestones from each year of the Royal Couple’s married life.
Together, the Royal Couple have won the hearts of people around the world with their warm personalities and down to earth natures.
In their first five years of marriage, they have embarked on a number of overseas tours and had two beautiful children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
5th Wedding Anniverary of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Five stamps capture key milestones from each year of the Royal Couple’s married life:
- 2011 – The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton
- 2012 – The Royal Tour of Tuvalu
- 2013 – The Birth of Prince George of Cambridge
- 2014 – Prince George’s First Birthday
- 2015 – The Birth of Princess Charlotte
“The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first five years of marriage have seen them embark on a number of overseas tours as well as having two beautiful children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte,” comments Rachel MacKenzie, Philatelic Marketing Manager at Jersey Post. “We are extremely fortunate to have been given permission to use some wonderful photographs for this stamp issue, capturing several of these happy events. Of particular note is the stunning family portrait by Mario Testino which features on the Miniature Sheet.”
The Miniature Sheet features a stunning family photograph, taken by acclaimed fashion and portrait photographer, Mario Testino OBE.
The Miniature Sheet features one of four official photographs released by Kensington Palace following Princess Charlotte’s christening and shows The Duke and Duchess with their two children in the garden at Sandringham House.
Westminster Abbey, where the Duke and Duchess were married, can be seen in the background surround together with an image of the Duchess’ wedding bouquet which was made using Lily of the Valley, Sweet William, Hyacinth, Ivy and Myrtle.
This First Day Cover is an exclusively produced item; all the stamps are affixed to a specially commissioned full colour envelope and cancelled with a Jersey Post First Day of Issue special date stamp.
Title: 5th Wedding Anniverary of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
Date of Issue: 29 April 2016
Denominations: 48, 60, 74, £1, £1.29 and MS £2
Source: Jersey Stamps