top of page

Royal Mail - News Release

ROYAL MAIL REVEALS STAMP IMAGES SHOWCASING THE ELITE FIGHTING FORCE, THE ROYAL MARINES.


BLUF: Royal Mail today revealed images of a set of stamps that showcase the history and modern-day operations of the Royal Marines. There are 8 stamps in the main set and a further 4 stamps in a miniature sheet. Full details are in the attached news release. The stamps are available to purchase from today www.royalmail.com/royalmarines , by phone on 03457 641 641 and in all Royal Mail post office branches.


 

The Royal Mail today reveal images of a set of stamps that showcase the history and modern-day operations of the Royal Marines.


Eight stamps in the primary set depict some of the key roles and operations of the Royal Marines today. These include aviation operations; cold-weather operations; mountain operations; arid-climate operations; commando training; Band Service; amphibious operations; and maritime security operations.


• These include: aviation operations; cold-weather operations; mountain operations; arid-climate operations; commando training; Band Service; amphibious operations; and maritime security operations


• A further four stamps are exclusively illustrated by Graham Turner, a leading military artist. Presented in a miniature sheet, the stamps explore the history of Royal Marines’ uniforms


• Royal Mail worked closely with the Ministry of Defence on the stamp issue


• This set of stamps was approved by Her Late Majesty The Queen. After consultation with the Royal Household, the set is issued with her silhouette as originally designed, in tribute to her


• The stamps are available to purchase from today (29th September) from www.royalmail.com/royalmarines, by phone on 03457 641 641 and 7,000 Post Office branches


• A Presentation Pack containing all 12 stamps is priced at £17.70

A further four stamps are exclusively illustrated for Royal Mail by Graham Turner, a leading military artist. Presented in a miniature sheet, the stamps explore the history of Royal Marines’ uniforms from 1664 to 1944. The miniature sheet features a backdrop of Denis Nighton’s painting of The Fall of Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar, on the upper deck of ‘Victory’.

Royal Mail also worked closely with the Ministry of Defence on the stamp issue.


This set of stamps was approved by Her Late Majesty The Queen and after consultation with the Royal Household, the set is issued with her silhouette as originally designed, in tribute to her.


The stamps are available to purchase today (29th September) from www.royalmail.com/royalmarines, by phone on 03457 641 641 and from 7,000 Post Office branches. A Presentation Pack containing all 12 stamps is priced at £17.70


"Once A Royal Marine Always A Royal Marine" PM'PT

56 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

BRAVERY

Comentários


bottom of page