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Issue Date: 06/02/2002
Issue Name: Golden Jubilee - Long Live the Queen
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, postmarked at Windsor, celebrates 50 years of reign. It is available signed by Sir Edmund Hillary, HRH The Duke of Kent or Countess Mountbatten of Burma.
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.
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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.
The Duke of Kent is a cousin to both the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, and the elder brother of Prince Michael of Kent.
Patricia Edwina Victoria Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma, CBE, MSC, CD, was a British peeress and the third cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.