Friday, April 15, 2011

Canada Post Unveils Kate Middleton and Prince William Royal Wedding Postage Stamps

Ottawa (ON) – This morning, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada and Deepak Chopra, President and CEO of Canada Post, unveiled two stamps—one domestic and one international—to celebrate the upcoming wedding of His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton. The stamps will be issued on April 29—the day of the nuptials—and will be available at post offices across Canada, online or by mail order. The last Royal Wedding stamp by Canada Post was issued in 1948.

The new stamps feature photographs of the Royal Couple and were personally approved by His Royal Highness Prince William and Her Majesty The Queen. The domestic stamp shows a photo of the couple when they announced their engagement last November, and the international rate stamp bears the official engagement portrait taken by famed photographer Mario Testino.

“Canadian stamps document our country’s history and accomplishments, but they can also be a . . .

Full story at: Canada Post

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