Rolling Stones get their own collection of stamps

Paint it Penny Black! Rolling Stones get their own collection of stamps to mark the band’s 60th anniversary

  • The Rolling Stones to be honoured with stamps which show them at iconic gigs over the decades
  • Royal Mail says it ‘collaborated closely with the band members and their management team’ on the stamps
  • The iconic band are just the fourth music act to have stamp issue after The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Queen

The Rolling Stones will have their photographs on a set of 12 Royal Mail stamps which pays tribute to the band. 

Royal Mail has released stamps showing the group on stage and playing at live gigs around the globe. 

Their performances shown on the special stamps include London’s Hyde Park in July 1969, New York, USA in July 1972 and Knebworth, Hertfordshire in August 1976. 

Royal Mail says that it ‘collaborated closely with the band members and their management team on the stamp issue’.  

The band is just the fourth music act to have a stamp issue after The Beatles in 2007, Pink Floyd in 2016 and Queen in 2020

The band is just the fourth music act to have a stamp issue after The Beatles in 2007, Pink Floyd in 2016 and Queen in 2020.  

The stamp issue also pays tribute to the late Charlie Watts who died last year at the age of 80. Other stamps on a separate Miniature Sheet have two shots of the band together and two of their tour posters.    

Royal Mail spokesman David Gold said: ‘Few bands in the history of rock have managed to carve out a career as rich and expansive as that of the Rolling Stones. They have created some of modern music’s most iconic and inspirational albums, with ground-breaking live performances to match.’ 

The stamps are available to pre-order from today either by phone or at www.royalmail.com/rollingstones. The stamps go on general sale on 20 January.

Royal Mail says that it ‘collaborated closely with the band members and their management team on the stamp issue’

Royal Mail has released stamps showing the group on stage and playing at live gigs around the globe

The stamps are available to pre-order from today either by phone or on Royal Mail’s website

Their performances shown on the special stamps include London ‘s Hyde Park in July 1969 (pictured)

The Rolling Stones will have their photographs on a set of 12 Royal Mail stamps which pays tribute to the band

Royal Mail spokesman David Gold said: ‘Few bands in the history of rock have managed to carve out a career as rich and expansive as that of the Rolling Stones’



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The stamp issue also pays tribute to the late Charlie Watts who died last year at the age of 80

Royal Mail spokesman David Gold said: ‘They have created some of modern music’s most iconic and inspirational albums, with ground-breaking live performances to match’

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