Royal Mail Stamp Collection Celebrates Classic UK Toys

Posted on September 17, 2017

Royal Mail Classic UK Toys Stamp Set
The UK's Royal Mail has released a set of stamps that celebrate classic UK toys. There are ten stamps in the collection. Each stamp is for a different favorite UK classic toy.

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

Action Man Royal Mail Stamp


Image: Royal Mail
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