Royal Mail always puts out different kinds of special edition stamps and the company is kicking off the new decade by looking to the past for its next set. Revealed today Royal Mail is releasing retro video game inspired stamps featuring games from the 1980s and 1990s. The games include Worms, Sensible Soccer, Micro Machines, Lemmings, Dizzy, Elite, Wipeout, and Populous. There’s also a separate Tomb Raider inspired set to get.
Jump aboard, buckle up and get ready for a blast to the past with Special Stamps reliving the classic video games that put the ‘joy’ in ‘joystick’. 🕹️ https://t.co/8oCVnm6dS9 pic.twitter.com/3ictkNbQPM
— Royal Mail (@RoyalMail) January 7, 2020
The sets are available to pre-order and will be available from January 21st. The Video Games Presentation Pack will set you back £14.25 and that contains all the stamps plus a Tomb Raider miniature stamp sheet. You can have the eight stamps framed for £29.99, get a Tomb Raider Collector’s Sheet for £11.40. There are quite a few different options through the Royal Mail website if you want to have a look at them yourselves.
Source: Royal Mail