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UK Royal Mail Getting New Star Wars Collectible Stamps

Fans of Star Wars in Britain will be excited to see there’s a cool new series of collectible postage stamps coming from the Royal Mail. The series will include new stamps inspired by the Star Wars universe.

The eight stamps in the series include images of classic characters R2-D2, C-3PO, and Chewbacca, along with newer characters BB-8, K-2SO, Maz Kanata, Supreme Leader Snoke, and a Porg.

You can pre-order the set of stamps now for £5.20 (appx. $7 USD), and they’ll be released on October 12, 2017. First day covers are also available, including date postmarks and personalization.

[via Laughing Squid]