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To mark Queen's 50th anniversary, the British Royal Post is preparing to issue a series of special stamps. By less than 13 stamps which will be sold from July 9, containing some of the most memorable representations of the group.

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@royalmailofficial Issue New Special Stamps To Honor Queen! 👑 13 Special Stamps of iconic album covers and classic live shots, to celebrate one of the UK's most influential rock groups of all time, Queen. The stamps and a range of collectible products are available now to pre-order from www.royalmail.com/queen & QueenOnline.com 📮

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There will be a photo taken in the studio, four individual shots taken live by Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor and John Deacon as well as the album covers for  Queen II , Sheer Heart Attack , A Night at the Opera , News of the World , The Game , Greatest Hits , The Works , and  Innuendo .

“Sometimes it's weird to wake up and realize where you are. We have become a national institution! And I really realize it with this incredible tribute from the Royal Mail, ”said Brian May in a statement released by the Guardian.

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Queen will therefore be the third music group to receive such a tribute from the Royal British Post. Before them, only the Beatles and Pink Floyd had benefited from such treatment. Needless to say, it will be a limited series. It is already possible to pre-order this series on the royal post office website.

The interpreters of  Bohemian Rhapsody had already had the right to a series of coins struck by the royal currency a few months ago, always to celebrate their half century of existence.

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