Tuesday, October 09, 2007

James Bond stamps

Royal Mail will pay tribute to James Bond as part of the Ian Fleming Centenary celebrations next year when it releases a series of stamps commemorating the famous secret agent.

According to Philately Club, a series of six stamps will be released on January 8 2008, each featuring four different covers of one of Ian Fleming’s novels.
The six books to be featured are:

1st - Casino Royale
1st - Dr. No
54p - Goldfinger
54p - Diamonds Are Forever
78p - For Your Eyes Only
78p - From Russia With Love

The site reports that six stamps, a miniature sheet, prestige stamp book, presentation pack and first day covers will all be issued to celebrate the centenary of Fleming’s birth.
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM