Diana – Princess of Wales
On April 4 the Post Office released a special set of stamps as a tribute to the late Diana – Princess of Wales.
The set comprises 4x30p stamps contained in a small sheetlet measuring 145x70mm. Each stamp shows a portrait of the Princess, taken from transparencies supplied by Alpha Photographic Press Agency. The memorial Fund logo and Princess Diana’s personal monogram is also incorporated in the sheetlet design. These beautiful stamps which forms part of the Crown Agents omnibus issue is a fitting tribute to the late Princess.
The sheetlets carry a surcharge of 20p which, in thte case of international sales, will be donared to the Princess of Wales Memorial Fund and in respect of local sales will be donated to tha Handicapped Persons Society.
The official First Day Cover illustrates in full color the Diana, Princess of Wales Rose.
Sheetlets costing £1.40 and frist day covers at £1.80 will be on sale from the day of issue for a period of fifteen months provided stocks last.