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Don't post me now : Queen and Freddie Mercury soon to be sacred on the stamps in English

so far, only a handful of british artists, such as David Bowie, Pink Floyd, the Beatles or Elton John, had the privilege to replace the queen Elizabeth II on stamps of the Royal Mail. But this year, a queen a little particular should make its appearance on the famous stamps of the postal operator of the United Kingdom.

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As of 9 July, it will be possible to obtain in the post offices English stamps representing the group Queen. A way to "celebrate the career record and success of this legendary group," is it written on the site of the Royal Mail. The thirteen stamps component of the book, eight are in the image of the album covers, the most notable of the training, including those in the albums Queen II, A Night at the Opera, Innuendo, or even News of the World.

We have become a national institution!

Brian May, Queen guitarist,

On the other four stamps was printed the photograph of each of the members of Queen in concert, the guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor, bassist John Deacon and of course Freddie Mercury. Thus, we can see the singer wearing a mantle lined ermine, the head is crowned with a replica of the royal crown, uk during the Magic Tour in 1986, the last tour of the band before the death of its leader.

Freddie Mercury during the Magic Tour in 1986, the last tour of the band before the death of its leader. Royal Mail

Finally the last stamp shows a photo studio of the formation to its full. "We have become a national institution!", commented with humor Brian May from The Guardian . "We really need to be part of the furniture now", has said Roger Taylor.

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