Sunday, 12 August 2012

Royal Mail Medallist Stamps Cost More Than £100.

On the day of the closing ceremony of the London Olympic Games, Royal Mail has 3 more British gold medallists to feature on stamps. The 26th miniature sheet features Ed McKeever, winner of the Canoe sprint men's kayak single:-

Mohamed Farah won a second gold medal in the Olympic Stadium when he won the men's 5000m, having previously been victorious in the 10000m:-

and the 28th miniature sheet issued features Luke Campbell from Hull who was awarded a gold medal for the Boxing men's bantam weight event:-

The Commonwealth postal administrations gold medallist stamp table now reads:-
  1.  Royal Mail                   28 issues        cost £100.80
  2.  Australia Post                 7 issues        cost $42.00
  3.  Isle Of man Post Office  1 issue         cost £10.00

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