Royal Mail Celebrates the Wizarding World with a Set of Special Stamps Inspired by the Harry Potter Films

27 Sep 2018
A set of 15 Special Stamps will be issued to celebrate the series of eight Harry Potter films.

The stamps feature well known pupils from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry,  including Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Ginny Weasley and Neville Longbottom. Also shown are iconic modes of transport from the films, such as the Hogwarts Express, Hagrid’s enchanted motorbike, the flying Ford Anglia and the Knight Bus. The Triwizard Cup also makes an appearance on a stamp.

Harry Potter
Five of the stamps are presented in a Miniature-Sheet and depict  professors Pomona Sprout, Remus Lupin, Horace Slughorn, Sybill Trelawney and Severus Snape set against a background of the Marauder’s Map. The stamps include hidden details that are only visible under ultraviolet light

To provide a little extra magic and intrigue to all 15 stamps, there are secret details that can only be revealed under ultraviolet light. In addition, the style of the ‘1‘ depicting the value on each of the stamps, mirrors  the iconic font used for the films. 

The stamps and souvenir products can be pre-ordered now from shop.royalmail.com and go on general sale from 7,000 Post Offices nationwide from 16 October, 2018.

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