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London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Definitives

To herald the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London Royal Mail issued four distinctive new definitive bearing the official Emblems of the Games of the XXX Olympiad and the XIV Paralympic Games. The four elements of the Olympic Emblem …

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Christmas 2011 – GB

Royal Mail celebrates the 400th anniversary of The King James Bible on this year’s Christmas stamps. The King James Bible has been described as “the noblest monument of English prose”, which shaped the way people write and speak English. Seven …

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Olympic & Paralympic Games 2012 – III

Royal Mail issued the final set of London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games stamps, exactly one year before the opening ceremony. To mark the countdown to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and its role as an official licensee …

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Europa 2011 – Great Britain

British post issued a miniature sheet to mark year 2011 as the international year of forest as declared by united nations. 1st Class – Spider Monkey – Spider monkeys are one of the largest primates in South America. Their prehensile …

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Children’s Literature – Europa 2010

The Europa theme this year is Children’s Literature and Royal Mail is celebrating these events with a set of six Stamps and a special Miniature Sheet depicting characters and text from the Winnie-the-Pooh story by A A Milne.

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