|BC506V||60th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding Doubled Cover||£11.95||Buy Now|
Issue Date: 20/11/2007
Issue Name: 60th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding Doubled Cover
Producer: Buckingham Covers
This lovely cover celebrates the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip and comes with our choice of postmark (20th November, 2007). It has been doubled with a single Buckingham Palace 1st class stamp from the 2014 Buckingham Palace issue (our choice of stamp) and has our choice of postmark (15th April, 2014).
The Diamond Wedding of Elizabeth & Philip
Their tune was People Will Say We're In Love from the smash hit show Oklahoma! Their faces were those of Britain's favourite and most photographed sweethearts and on November 20th 1947, they married.
Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten was created Duke of Edinburgh and given the right to be caled His Royal Highness on the 19th November. The ceremony took place at Westminster Abbey before approximately 2,300 guests, including five kings, eight queens, eight princes, ten princesses and fifty two members of the British royal family. The entire cabinet was present, along with Sir Winston Churchill.
Following the ceremony, 150 guests enjoyed a wedding feast at Buckingham Palace.
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