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South Georgia – Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – Diamond Jubilee

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To celebrate a remarkable 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II as Monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories South Georgia and the South Sandwich Island have issued a special set of stamps and a souvenir sheet.

The four stamps depict images of Her Majesty taken during each of her very special Anniversary years.

The accompanying souvenir sheet £3 stamp shows a black and white photograph of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II arriving at the British Museum, London, to attend a reception to commemorate the gift to the Museum by King George II of his Royal Library. 27th November 1957. A contemporary photograph in the surround shows Queen Elizabeth II visiting the Irish National Stud, one of Ireland's top horse breeding centres, near Dublin, Co Kildare during her historic State Visit to the Republic of Ireland in 2011.

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