Royal Mail Stamp Collection Celebrates Classic UK ToysSeptember 17, 2017
The Royal Mail says, "Nothing quite evokes our childhood memories like the toys that entertained us when we were young, from teddy bears and dolls to building bricks and train sets. This Special issue of 10 stamps beautifully captures classic toys that encouraged creativity and inspired millions of young minds. And they are still enthralling children to this day."
The ten toys referenced by the collection include Stickle Bricks, Fuzzy-Felt, the Merrythought Bear, Action Man, Meccano, Space Hoppers, William Britain Jr., Hornby Dublo Electric Train, Spirograph and the Sindy Weekender Doll. The Action Man stamp is pictured below. You can view close-ups of each stamp on BBC News. The Classic Toys Special Stamps can be ordered on royalmail.com.BBC News
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