Lifetime of Service issue by Ascension Island

To commemorate a Lifetime of Service by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip, a special set of stamps and souvenir sheets is being issued by the Ascension Island Post Office.

The stamps which are diamond shaped will be issued as a set of six with denominations 15p, 25p, 35p, 40p, 60p and £1.25p each printed in sheetlets of eight with decorative borders.

The same stamps will appear in a diamond shaped miniature sheet with two additional labels with face value of £3.00.

There will also be a single souvenir sheet containing a large diamond shaped stamp with denomination of £2.00p.

All stamps comprise of photographic portraits of Her Majesty, Prince Philip or the Royal Couple together.

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