The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Message
“Today, as I mark 60 years as your Queen, I am writing to thank you for the wonderful support and encouragement that you have given to me and Prince Philip over these years and to tell you how deeply moved we have been to receive so many kind messages about the Diamond Jubilee.
In this special year, as I dedicate myself anew to your service, I hope we will all be reminded of the power of togetherness and the convening strength of family, friendship and good neighbourliness, examples of which I have been fortunate to see throughout my reign and which my family and I look forward to seeing in many forms as we travel throughout the United Kingdom and the wider Commonwealth.
I hope also that this Jubilee year will be a time to give thanks for the great advances that have been made since 1952 and to look forward to the future with clear head and warm heart as we join together in our celebrations.
I send my sincere good wishes to you all”.
|Stamp strip with 2 stamps||$7.20|
|First Day Cover with stamp strip||$8.70|
|Full Sheet - 8 strips for price of 7||$50.40|
||Denise Durkin, Wellington, New Zealand||Pitcairn
to you by:
|Printer:||Southern Colour Print, Dunedin, New Zealand
|Stamp size:||42.4 mm x 37.5 mm|
|Sheet Format:||8 x stamp strips (2 single vertical stamps with central tab)|
|Perforation Gauge:||14.40 x 14.615
|Denominations:||Stamps $2.80 and $4.40|
|Paper:||104gsm Tullis Russell non phosphor stamp paper
||1 June 2012 for a
period of 2 years