Royal Mail issue Harry Potter stamps

A set of 15 Special Stamps has been issued to celebrate the series of eight Harry Potter films

  • Stamps feature the characters: Harry Potter; Hermione Granger; Ron Weasley; Ginny Weasley and Neville Longbottom
  • Also shown are iconic modes of transport from the films: the Hogwarts Express; Hagrid’s enchanted motorbike; the flying Ford Anglia and the Knight Bus
  • The Triwizard Cup also makes an appearance on a stamp
  • Five of the stamps are presented in a Miniature-Sheet and depict professors: Pomona Sprout; Remus Lupin; Horace Slughorn; Sybill Trelawney and Severus Snape set against a background of the Marauder’s map.
  • The stamps include hidden details that are only visible under ultraviolet light
  • The style of the ‘1’ depicting the value on each of the stamps will mirror the iconic font used for the films
  • The critically acclaimed Harry Potter films have attracted huge audiences worldwide, with eight films being released between 2001 and 2011
  • The stamps and souvenir products can be ordered from and went on general sale from 7,000 Post Offices nationwide from 16 October, 2018