Windsor Castle Stamps
These Royal Mail stamps were affixed to specially designed envelopes and postmarked on the first day that the stamps were issued.
15.02.2017 | Windsor Castle & Coat of Arms, Postmarked at WindsorBUY NOW £25
1st The Long Walk
1st Round Tower
1st The Norman Gate
£1.52 St George’s Hall
£1.52 The Queen’s Ballroom
£1.52 The Waterloo Chamber
Limited Edition: 100 copies Worldwide.
Notes: A Victorian version of the Royal Coat Arms is depicted in gold foil above the Victorian watercolour of Windsor Castle. Founded by William the Conqueror in around 1080, Windsor Castle is the oldest inhabited castle in the world, and The Queen’s home. This photographic celebration explores iconic views and some of the sumptuous interiors. 2017 also marks the 25th anniversary of the devastating fire, which was the spur to the extraordinary rebuilding and refurbishment that almost 1m visitors a year enjoy. The fire at Windsor broke out in the morning of 20 November 1992 and was finally extinguished fifteen hours later. One hundred and fifteen rooms were destroyed or very badly damaged by the fire and over a million gallons of water were pumped into the fabric of the building. The process of clearing, drying out, rebuilding and redecorating the damaged structure was completed exactly five years later.
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