Thursday, January 26, 2012

the diamond jubilee

2012 marks the Queen's diamond jubilee.  Canada Post is celebrating her sixty year reign with five stamp mini-panes.  They're stamp-on-stamp designs that use an original stamp design.  I really like seeing the new stamp side by side with the original.  Love that 4 cent-er!  It was issued in 1953 to commorate the Queen's coronation.


  1. Ooh! I'll have to check out what the Royal Mail has planned. I got so excited about them issuing Roald Dahl stamps that I completely forgot to check about the jubilee :)

  2. I'm sure the Royal Mail will do some beauties for the jubilee! But, oh, those Roald Dahl stamps are amazing!

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  4. Have you ever thought of doing a post about using vintage stamps as part of gift wrapping? I know that it doesn't fit in with the "send more mail" theme but it DOES give your adoring readers other ways we could use your stamp packs. eg.