|BC016EX||Golden Jubilee - The Queens Accession, with an extra 1st class stamp and Pall Mall postmark||£20.00||Limited Availability|
|BC016ZD||Golden Jubilee - The Queens Accession, with a Buckingham Palace Gold postmark||£20.00||Buy Now|
|BC016J||Golden Jubilee-The Queens Accession, with Jersey Coronation stamp and postmark (our choice of cover||£25.00||Limited Availability|
|BC016ZB||Golden Jubilee - The Queens Accession, with a Sandringham postmark (double postmarked)||£25.00||Limited Availability|
|BC016ZE||Golden Jubilee - The Queens Accession, with a Windsor postmark (double postmarked)||£25.00||Limited Availability|
|BC016N2||Golden Jubilee - The Queens Accession, with an Edinburgh postmark (double postmarked)||£30.00||Limited Availability|
|BC016DA||Golden Jubilee - The Queens Accession, with single Everest stamp, signed by Sir Edmund Hillary||£125.00||Limited Availability|
|BC016DS||Golden Jubilee - The Queens Accession, signed by Sir Edmund Hillary||£125.00||Buy Now|
Issue Date: 06/02/2002
Issue Name: Golden Jubilee - The Queens Accession
Producer: Buckingham Covers
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in 1952. On her 21st birthday, she made a speech which captures her whole belief in being Queen of Britain. She celebrated her Golden Jubilee in 2002 and this cover has been postmarked at Windsor. It is available signed by Sir Edmund Hillary.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II - 1952 - 2002 Golden Jubilee
On her twenty first birthday, on the 21st April 1947, the young Princess Elizabeth made the speech which showed her attitude to her future role as Queen. She said "I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great Imperial family to which we all belong".
Duty has been the watchword of her reign. For fifty hears she has travelled extensively throughout the world, promoting British and Commonwealth interests and throughout the many social changes and changes in attitude to the Royal Family she has remiained steadfast. She has faced all her recent difficulties with a dignity which is an example to us all.
Want to see our all the covers in our 1st Series? View them all here
Sir Edmund Percival Hillary KG ONZ KBE was a New Zealand mountaineer, explorer, and philanthropist. On 29 May 1953, Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed to have reached the summit of Mount Everest.