Sunday, 31 December 2017

1151. đŸ‡Ŧ🇧 Royal Mail To Issue Game Of Thrones Stamps In 2018.


  đŸ‡Ŧ🇧 Royal Mail will issue a large number of items on 23 January 2018 on the subject of the television programme Game Of Thrones which is largely filmed in Northern Ireland. The issue will include a set of stamps, a miniature sheet, a retail booklet, a Prestige booklet, a Collectors Sheet and some Post and Go items.
  In Blog 796 I described the 10 'Smilers' stamps produced by a collaboration between Royal Mail and Tourism Ireland which were produced in a 10 stamp Collectors sheet. The stamps were the 1st Class Northern Ireland regional definitive with labels attached which depicted motifs from the television programme.
  I am at a disadvantage here as I still have never seen this programme but I realise that it is immensely popular and suppose, therefore, that Royal Mail has a winner on their hands with this issue with potentially very large sales of these items.
  I'm sure that details of this mega-issue will emerge over the next few days.




  🇧🇹 Bhutan Post issued a sheetlet of 8 different stamps and 1 accompanying miniature sheet on 30 November 2017 on the subject of 'Peaks of Bhutan'. This is another attractive issue which gives the collector a view of the country as all recent issues have done. Rating:- ****.
  The 'Bhutan pheasants' issue featured in Blog 1146 was also issued on 30 November 2017. 





4 comments:

  1. Game of Thrones stamps are really a dream come true. I already hoped that such stamps would be issued one day, but actually thought they would come in 2019 when the last season will be in TV.

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    1. Thank you dustin15 for your comment. There is clearly a lot of interest in this issue and Royal Mail seems to have backed a winner.

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