Postage stamps war tribute

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  1. Saw this on last nights 10 o'clock news - seems like a great way to honour those who have made the ultimate sacrifice and keep the armed forces in the publics thoughts.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7282552.stm

    The project is by the official war artist Steve McQueen, but the Royal Mail will only commission if it believes that there is public support for the project. Hence the artfund has an online petition here:

    http://www.artfund.org/queenandcountry/Support_the_Project.html

    If you can spare 60 seconds to register on the petition its another way to honour our fallen.
     
  2. You might want to check the date at the top, March 7 2008 :? The idea if I eremember correctly was bandied back and forth on here and decided that it was not really a good one. Bovvy will no doubt provide the link to that thread later.