Royal Mail's will issue either a set of stamps or a miniature sheet or both to celebrate the wedding of Prince William of Wales to Miss Catherine Middleton on 29 April.As with the issue for his father's second wedding, the stamps will be issued in a miniature sheet of 2 x 1st class and 2 x airmail rate, in this case £1.10.
Designed by Atelier Works, the sheet is printed by Walsall Security Print in gravure. Dimensions: 115mm x 89mm. The stamps are 35 x 37mm. The stamps show the official engagement photographs by Mario testino.
All stamp and postmark images are copyright Royal Mail 2011
Sheet on PO fdc
Postmarks available on the day of this issue will be shown here; others
will be added as they are announced.
These images are not to scale.
|Ref FD1141 Official Bureau postmark||Ref FD1142 Official First Day of Issue postmark showing Westminster Abbey|| Ref FD1142NP
Official London SW1 non-pictorial posmark
| Ref W5097
Cardiff permanent postmark
| Ref W6038
Cardiff operational cds postmark
||We understand that Royal
Mail Special Handstamp Centres will accept FDCs etc for the
miniature sheet until at least 19 May.
This will apply to 21 April and 29 April postmarks
|Ref L12127 Prince William & Catherine Middleton, Westminster Abbey, London||Ref L12126 HRH Prince William and Miss Catherine Middleton, London SW1|| Ref L12117
Heraldic Lions supporting a crown.
|Ref L4666 London SW (Buckingham Palace) permanent postmark|
|Ref L12122 Prince William & Catherine Middleton, Westminster, London SW1||Ref L12123 HRH Prince William & Catherine Middleton Westminster London SW1||Ref L12124 The Royal Wedding, William & Catherine, Westminster Abbey, London SW1||Ref L12125 London SW1 William & Catherine||Ref M12139 Royal Wedding Celebrations, Prince William Close, Birmingham|
|Ref L12144 HRH Prince William & Catherine Middleton London SW1||Ref L12145 HRH Prince William & Catherine Middleton Westminster London SW1||Ref 12148 HRH Prince William & Catherine Middleton London SW1||Ref L12147 HRH Prince William & Catherine Middleton Westminster London SW1||Ref L12146 Royal Wedding, Westminster London SW1|
|Note the postmarks above and alongside, with pink backrgounds, are for the day of the wedding not the first day of issue of the miniature sheet.|
|Ref L12129 Prince William & Catherine Middleton, Westminster, London SW1||Ref L12128 Prince William & Catherine Middleton, Westminster, London SW1||Ref
now L12149 The Royal Wedding, Westminster Abbey, London
(typeface of central date changed)
|Ref M12140 HRH Prince William & Miss Kate Middleton, Middleton St, Birmingham|
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This page updated 6 May 2011
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