Royal Mail are once again celebrating the Marvel Universe, this time with a stamp issue paying tribute to mutant superheroes, the X-Men. Generations have grown up with these timeless superheroes in comic books and more recently in hugely successful movies. The X-Men franchise celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2023 with their first comic book appearance in the X-Men #1 in 1963.
The twelve stamps, illustrated exclusively for Royal Mail by British comic book artist Mike McKone, celebrate some of the most popular X-Men superheroes: 2nd class - Professor X, Kitty Pryde, Angel, Colossus, Jubilee and Cyclops; 1st class - Wolverine, Jean Grey, Iceman, Storm, Beast and Rogue.
The Gold 500 cover image is framed by a 22ct gold blocked border. The cover bears a Charles Avenue, Bradford handstamp. Numbered limited edtition of 500.
Please allow up to 14 days (from the date of postmark for new issues) for delivery of your order. Signed covers may take longer. Benham can deliver to anywhere in the World, including PO Box no's. Overseas Postal Rates will be charged at cost.