The Sapphire Anniversary of HM Queen – The Globetrotting Queen


Isle of Man – To celebrate HM Queen being the first ever British Monarch to celebrate a Sapphire Jubilee, Isle of Man Post Office is thrilled to present this set of six stamps. This collection is a celebration of the diplomatic work undertaken by Her Majesty on state visits across the world, during her 65 year reign. As the stamps feature images from as early as 1954 they feature a mixture of colour and black and white photography.

HM Queen’s former press secretary, Dickie Arbiter, provides informative issue text all about our globetrotting Queen who is the most travelled monarch in British history having visited approximately 120 of the 195 countries. This stamp collection features her visits to the following six countries:

• Australia in 1954 (£0.45)

• China in 1986 (£0.77)

• India in 1983 (£0.95)

• Isle of Man in 1979 (£1.13)

• Canada in 2010 (£1.24)

• Tuvalu in 1982 (£2.37)

This is the perfect addition to any royalist’s collection and makes a fantastic gift. Available in this collection is a set (mint and CTO), presentation pack and first day cover.

Issue Date: 06.02.2017
Designer: True North
Printer: Lowe Martin
Process: Offset Lithography
Size: 40mm x 40mm
Values: 0.45p, 0.77p, 0.95p, £1.13, £1.24, £2.37