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Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack - LTROU PP

  • Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack - LTROU PP
  • Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack - LTROU PP
  • Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack - LTROU PP
  • Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack - LTROU PP
  • Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack - LTROU PP
  • Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack - LTROU PP
  • Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack - LTROU PP
  • Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack - LTROU PP

Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack featuring 4 Special Stamps and the Machin Definitive - LTROU PP

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Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack featuring 4 Special Stamps and the Machin Definitive - LTROU PP

Get a lasting memento of this truly rare event in British history. The Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack has been produced to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen becoming the longest reigning UK monarch. Available as part of the Collectibles selection, available to buy at the Post Office Shop.

The front of the LTROU PP Presentation Pack features biographical details about the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II complemented by black and white and colour photographs from throughout her reign. The rear side focuses on long-reigning British monarchs throughout history, as well as background details about the images that appear on the large-size stamps.

Historian Andrew Roberts is the author of the biographical and royal sections. He previously wrote the editorial content for The House of Windsor products. Douglas Muir, the Philately Curator at the British Postal Museum and Archive produced the copy for the philatelic sections. Thomas Woodcock, Garter King of Arms at the College of Arms wrote the heraldic content pertaining to the Badge of the House of Windsor and The Queen’s Personal Flag.

Quick Facts: Long To Reign Over Us Presentation Pack

  • 1st Class Stamp: William Wyon’s City Medal, featuring the head of Queen Victoria, commemorated her first visit to London. The image on the Penny Black was based on this portrait.
  • 1st Class Stamp: Dorothy Wilding’s three-quarter profile photograph of Queen Elizabeth II was one of a series taken in April 1952 and appeared on British postage stamps from 1952 until 1967.
  • £1.52 Stamp: The Badge of the House of Windsor, featuring a depiction of the Round Tower of Windsor Castle flying the Royal Standard, was approved by King George VI in Council at Buckingham Palace.
  • £1.52 Stamp: Created for use in Commonwealth countries, The Queen’s Personal Flag was approved by Her Majesty in 1960.
  • The Machin Definitive in the centre in the new mauve colour and text in iridescent ink repeats the phrase, Long To Reign Over Us.

Release Date: 9th September 2015

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