I am no knowledgeable on stamps. In actual fact, I am unable to keep in mind the final time I used one (sorry, Mum). However the newest batch from the Royal Mail has me eager to ship letters to each nook of the universe.
The British postal service has launched a wondrous new assortment of artworks that can be featured on its tiny postage stamps, celebrating six basic science fiction novels by British writers.
Set to mark the seventy fifth anniversary of HG Wells’ loss of life and the seventieth anniversary of John Wyndham’s basic novel The Day of the Triffids being revealed, the gathering options illustrations for Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, The Time Machine by HG Wells, Courageous New World by Aldous Huxley, Childhood’s Finish by Arthur C Clarke, Shikasta by Doris Lessing, and naturally, The Day of the Triffids.
The artists behind the works are Sabina Šinko, Francisco Rodríguez, Thomas Danthony, Mick Brownfield, Matt Murphy, and Sarah Jones.
Here is a take a look at the stamp artwork, which I personally would really like enlarged and framed on my wall.
If you happen to want stamps, you’ll be able to preorder these for £10.20 from the Royal Mail website, out April 15.
The Royal Mail has a protracted historical past of issuing particular popular culture stamps, together with Star Trek and James Bond, all of that are available on their site.