Friday, April 29, 2011

The Royal Wedding Stamps and Postmark

Royal Wedding Stamps

 Canada Post issued booklets and souvenir sheets on April 29, 2011 to commenorate the wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William. Two stamp designs featuring engagement photographs of the couple were used. 


 Domestic "Permanent"  and $1.75 international letter rate denominations from souvenir sheet

 Royal Wedding Postmark

On April 29, 2011, Canada Post made available a Royal Wedding postmark featuring Westminster Abbey at over 140 Post Offices  between April 29 and July 8 so that collectors could have their "collectibles stamped with a special postmark in honour of the Royal Couple's big day."

The Brampton, Ontario cancellation is shown below:

Royal Wedding First Day Cover : Brampton, Ontario