UK Post Office Royal Mail celebrates the history of the UK gaming industry with the range of fantastic value Collectible Video Games stamps. The post office used retro games on the stamps, mostly. Some of the games are Sensible Soccer, Populous, Lemmings, Micro Machines, Worms, and Tomb Raider. Similar work was done by the Polish post office to honor the Witcher series. The picture of the Gerald was printed on the official stamp by the Polish post office. Also, we shouldn’t forget the Mario stamps printed by the France Post Office in 2005.
Collectible Video Games stamps from UK Post Office
Prices of the stamps are different. There are six different packages you can buy, prices range from £4.20 to £29.99.
The Video Games Collectors Sheet: Lara Croft, Tomb Raider graces the Video Games Collectors Sheet: £ 11.40 Ex VAT
The Video Games Framed Stamp Set: The Video Games Presentation Pack includes all eight special stamps individually mounted and framed: £29.99 Inc VAT
The Video Games Presentation Pack: The Video Games Presentation Pack includes all eight special stamps and the miniature sheet: £ 14.25 Ex VAT
The Video Games Miniature Sheet: Lara Croft, Tomb Raider graces four special stamps on this Video Games MiniSheet: £ 4.50 Ex VAT
The Video Games Stamp Card Pack: Thirteen postcards make up the Video Gams Stamp Card Pack: £ 5.86 Inc VAT
- 2nd Class: Elite: 1984, BBC Micro and Acorn Electron
- 2nd Class: Worms: 1995, Commodore Amiga
- 1st Class: Lemmings: 1991, Commodore Amiga
- 1st Class: Sensible Soccer: 1992, Commodore Amiga
- £1.55: Micro Machines: 1991, Sega Mega Drive
- £1.55: Wipeout: 1995, Sony PlayStation
- £1.60: Populous: 1989, Commodore Amiga
- £1.60: Dizzy: 1987, ZX Spectrum
- Composite Miniature Sheet / Tomb Raider Special Stamps 2x 1st Class, 2x £1.55
1st Class Stamps x 6 Pack – (Postage Stamp Book) – Video Games: £ 4.20 Ex VAT
(Photograph: Royal Mail Group plc)
Video games are more popular than ever. There are many people who collect video games, retro consoles, and video game-related items. Sometimes these items can be sold at very high prices. For example; Gamma Attack, produced for Atari 2600 a few years ago, was listed as Buy-It-Now for $ 500,000. It was sold for $ 50,000.
The game world filled with many interesting stories like this. These stamps, which are put up for sale by Royal Mail, will also be valued over the years and will be very important for collectors. You can buy stamps from here.
One of the biggest collection is Demo Gaming. You can see Demo Gaming Collection Video from here.