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Tuesday, 10 April 2018  |  Gareth

The 2018 Year of Our Island Stamps

Isle of Man Post Office is delighted to present this issue of ten stamps to mark a very special year in which we celebrate 'our Island' as a special place to live and work.

Monday, 9 April 2018  |  Gareth

The Tailor of Gloucester

'The Tailor of Gloucester' is the most recent tale to be commemorated in this year's collection.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018  |  Gareth

First World War Armistice

The memorial evolved out of Armistice Day, which continues to be marked on the same date. The initial Armistice Day was observed at Buckingham Palace, commencing with King George V hosting a "Banquet in Honour of the President of the French Republic" during the evening hours of 10 November 1919. The first official Armistice Day was subsequently held on the grounds of Buckingham Palace the following morning.

Tuesday, 3 April 2018  |  Gareth

Mythical Creatures: The Siren 2018 2oz Coin

The famous mythological stories, tales and legends are designed to entertain, thrill and inspire the listeners.  These ancient Myths contain morals teaching the virtues of love, courage, strength and self-reliance.

Thursday, 22 March 2018  |  Gareth

The Leopard Seal Ice Grey Titanium Coin

The Leopard seal is the second leading predator to Antarctica's biggest predator the Killer Whale, the Leopard Seal is the 2nd biggest seal in the Antarctic.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018  |  Gareth

Royal Wedding - Harry & Meghan

The Royal couple has invited 2,640 members of the public and hopes this to be a magical occasion for all the Royal Family and their friends.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018  |  Gareth

Harry & Meghan - A Celebration

To celebrate the engagement of HRH Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle, we are thrilled to issue a two stamp set collection.

Monday, 12 March 2018  |  Gareth

Flopsy Bunny, Peter's sister appears on a UK 50p Coin

The first and only official United Kingdom coin to feature Peter Rabbit’s sister, Flopsy Bunny.

Monday, 5 March 2018  |  Gareth

RAF Centenary RAF100

In 1918, The Royal Mint struck the medals that honoured the heroic men and women of the RAF. In 2015 we issued a 50p coin to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle Britain. Now in 2018, we are proud to be involved in the RAF100 celebrations, striking a collection of five coins to mark the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force.

Thursday, 1 March 2018  |  Gareth

Captain Robert Falcon Scott

Captain Robert Falcon Scott was born in Plymouth, Devon on 6 June 1868. He was a navy officer most famous as an explorer of the Antarctic regions. His first expedition from 1901 -1904 was upon the RSS Discovery which actually features in the design of the Polar Medal.


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