19 June 1999 
The Wedding of
  HRH Prince Edward &
      Miss Sophie Rhys-Jones
 

The Wedding of HRH Prince Edward and Miss Sophie Rhys-Jones:
 
            18 June 1999            2 x $2.50                                               Mint and CTO       $5.00
                                                                                                           FDC                     $5.60

Technical Details

    Release Date:                        18 June 1999
    Tablet Values:                       2 x $2.50
    Designer:                               Derek Miller
    Printer:                                  Walsall Security Printers
    Process:                                Lithographic
    Paper:                                   CA Watermarked
    Stamp Size:                           31.75 x 48.20 mm
    Perforation Gauge:                13.7 per 2 cm
    Pane Size:                             50 stamps in 2 panes each of 25 stamps
    Mint and CTO:                     $5.00
    First Day Cover:                   $5.60
 



 This two stamp issue celebrating the wedding of his Royal Highness The Prince Edward and Miss Sophie Rhys-Jones, is being issued on the day before the wedding is to take place in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Both stamps are of equal value.  One shows a portrait of HRH Prince Edward with an inset of Miss Sophie Rhys-Jones.  The second shows a picture of the couple taken during the photo shoot following the announcement of their engagement on 6 January 1999.