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Forthcoming Scouts stamps unveiled

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Royal Mail release a new set of stamps on 26 July to mark the centenary of the Scout movement as part of this year's Europa issue.

The stamps have been designed by illustrator Jez Fry who is half Japanese and employs a style similar to that of Japanese Manga animated productions.

1st Class: 11 of the 12 astronauts who walked on the Moon were once Scouts
46p: The youngest climber of the highest peaks on all 7 continents was a Scout
48p: 450,000 UK Scouts take part in community projects every year
54p: Adult Scout volunteers give over 360 million hours of time each year
69p: The first non-stop solo flight around the world was made by a Scout
78p: Scouting is the largest youth movement in the world with 28 million members

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