…By Lola Smith for TDPel Media.
The Isle of Man Post Office is offering a collectable to commemorate the coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla, called the Coronation Collection.
The collection contains four stamps from the King Charles and Queen Camilla Accession stamp collection, a coronation special cover, and a commemorative sheetlet.
The sheetlet features four royal cypher stamps and eight postal labels with images from the coronation day, created in collaboration with Stanley Gibbons.
The collection is presented in a beautiful folder, making it a sought-after memento of the Coronation.
The Evening Standard’s royal correspondent, Robert Jobson, has contributed to the collection with his insights and commentary.
Also available is a biography of King Charles III, called Our King: Charles III: The Man and the Monarch Revealed, by Robert Jobson.
The book provides a definitive portrait of the king, offering insights from Jobson’s over 30 years of reporting on the royal family.
The Isle of Man Post Office is offering ten prizes, each comprising a Coronation Collection and a signed copy of Robert Jobson’s book.
Readers can also purchase the collection and the book separately.
The collection is priced at £39.99, with a discount of £5.13, while the signed book is priced at £22.
This collectable is a reflection of the continued interest in the British monarchy and its traditions.
The commemorative stamps and collectibles have become a way for people to celebrate significant events in the lives of the royal family.
The Coronation Collection is a beautiful and fitting tribute to the new king and queen, and a testament to the enduring fascination with the British monarchy.
The inclusion of Robert Jobson’s commentary adds another layer of insight and depth to the collection.