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Royal Mail Issues Special Stamps to Celebrate STAR WARS

The title pretty much says it all. Check out the press release below for more info on the new Star Wars stamps from Royal Mail!

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Royal Mail issues Special Stamps to celebrate Star Wars

  • Royal Mail has launched 18 Special Stamps to celebrate Star Wars and the upcoming release of the new movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • The stamps feature classic characters such as Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia, Darth Vader, Yoda, Obi-Wan Kenobi, The Emperor, Boba Fett and a stormtrooper along with new characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens , Rey, Finn and Kylo Ren
  • The stamps are illustrated by British artist Malcolm Tween and depict nine popular characters from the first six iconic saga films and three from the forthcoming film
  • Each stamp features a secondary character or scene created by Tween especially for the stamps
  • Six further stamps explore the iconic vehicles and spaceships from the film series such as the Millennium Falcon, X-wing fighter and TIE fighter
  • The stamps celebrate the British expertise behind the Star Wars films as each episode was made with a largely British cast and crew. The new film Star Wars: The Force Awakens was predominately shot at Pinewood Studios, Buckinghamshire
  • The style of the ‘1st‘ value on each of the stamps will replicate the iconic font used for the films
  • The stamps are on sale at www.royalmail.com/starwars and from 8,000 Post Office branches across the UK and by calling 03457 641 641
About Kristin Centorcelli (842 Articles)
Kristin Centorcelli is the Associate Editor at SF Signal, proprietor of My Bookish Ways, a reviewer for Library Journal and Publisher’s Weekly, and has also written for Crime Fiction Lover, Criminal Element, and Mystery Scene Magazine. She has been reviewing books since late 2010, in an effort to get through a rather immense personal library, while also discussing it with whoever will willingly sit still (and some that won’t).
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