Thursday, September 13, 2012

Equestrian Team Win Celebrated with Paralympics Gold Medal Postage Stamp

Royal Mail has produced a stamp to honour Sophie Christiansen, Deborah Criddle, Lee Pearson and Sophie Wells’ gold medal triumph in the Equestrian: Team - Open Event and it will be available in Post Offices across the country.

Sophie Christiansen and Sarah Storey become the first people, after members of the Royal Family, William Shakespeare, Charles Darwin, Winston Churchill and Robert Burns, to have been depicted in three separate UK stamp issues.

Royal Mail is delighted to be issuing these very special gold medal stamps to recognise our Paralympic champions. This will be the first time ever that a set of stamps has been issued to . . .

Read more at Royal Mail

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