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Here at Royal Mail, we don’t have a Sale very often. However, when we do, you can rest assured that every item will be offered with genuine and substantial reductions. Here is a small selection, each of which promises you the very highest quality, together with a discount of up to 50% off. If you’re looking for a memorable and original gift for a loved one — and a pretty useful saving for yourself — look no further.
What better way is there to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Football Association than by collecting 11 unique stamps representing some of the British game’s greatest heroes. In footballing terms a ‘hero’ must be much more than an outstanding player. Character is as important as ability, and while the 11 selected were all supremely gifted, they had something more. They had style. issued on 9 May 2013.
To mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty, this special issue features a collection of some of the finest ever painted portraits of the Queen.
Issued on 30th May 2013
Following in the distinguished footsteps of Eminent Britons in 2009 and Britons of Distinction in 2012, we are delighted to introduce the Great Britons Special issue, celebrating the anniversaries of ten more people who not only achieved greatness in their lifetimes, but also left behind a lasting legacy.
Issued on 16th April 2013
It's 50 years since a strange old man stepped out of a Police Box in a scrapyard down Totter's Lane, and the most beloved and exciting television series in the universe began. Since then, the Time Lord has had many faces and battled many foes, and his adventures look set to continue for years to come.
Issued on 26th March 2013.
This year marks the bicentenary of the publication of Jane Austen’s most famous novel Pride and Prejudice. Selling over 20 million copies worldwide and used in numerous film and television adaptations. There are six published novels featured on the Special stamps; Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. Issue date 21st February 2013.
We celebrate the bicentenary of the great man’s birth with a Special issue featuring some of Dickens’ best-known characters. Issue date 19th June 2012.
In the final Special issue to mark this momentous anniversary, we have looked back at six decades of The Queen’s official duties, both at home and on the world stage, captured through eight superb archive photographs. Issue date 31st May 2012
Arnold Machin’s bas-relief portrait of Her Majesty The Queen has been with us since 1967. Considered to be the ultimate in pure design, it remains as fresh as ever, despite its ubiquity and the passing of more than four decades since its introduction.
Inspired by the popularity of the Mary Quant mini skirt stamp from 2009’s British Design Classics issue, we are delighted to introduce this flamboyant Special issue, featuring ten of the most influential names in British fashion. Issue date 15th May 2012.
Royal Mail blasts into outer space to bring us six fascinating images from within our solar system to celebrate Britain’s role in the exploration of space. Issue date 16th October 2012.
We are delighted to mark the 150th anniversary of London Underground with a Special issue which explores not just the ambition and engineering genius that gave the world a whole new way to travel, but also a wealth of truly revolutionary graphic art and architecture. Issue date 9th January 2013.