6 June 2006
2006 marks the 40th anniversary of England beating Germany in the 1966 World Cup Final, and each of the 6 stamps issued now by Royal Mail features one of the six national teams that have won the Cup since 1966:
1st England - 42p Italy - 44p Argentina - 50p Germany - 64p France - 72p Brazil
Our exclusive limited edition Norvic first day cover shows a football field marked out on a map of Germany, host nation of the 2006 World Cup Finals, and six balls in the national colours of the teams shown on the stamps. The stamps are cancelled with the England Winners, Wembley postmark.
We will also have for sale the Royal Mail Presentation Pack and fdc, and stamp cards (PHQ cards). On the same day a World Cup Smilers Sheet will be issued entitled 'England's Finest Hour'. All these products are or will be available - click here.
See also the 2007 Wembley Stadium miniature sheet, other first day covers, Smilers Sheet, other Wembley covers and cards click here.