New Star Wars stamps released ahead of The Force Awakens

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These new Royal Mail stamps probably won't get your post to a galaxy far, far away...

But they'll be sure to excite any Star Wars fans out there.

Image source, Royal Mail
Image source, Royal Mail
Image source, Royal Mail

There are 18 first class stamps in the set, which will go on sale on 20 October.

The character stamps have been illustrated by British artist Malcolm Tween.

Image source, Royal Mail
Image source, Royal Mail

As well as favourites from the first six films, there are three characters from the upcoming movie.

Rey, Finn and Kylo Ren from The Force Awakens all get their own stamp.

Image source, Royal Mail
Image source, Royal Mail
Image source, Royal Mail

It was revealed earlier this week that The Force Awakens would be released in the UK on 17 December, a day earlier than previously announced.

Image source, Royal Mail
Image source, Royal Mail
Image source, Royal Mail

As well as Star Wars characters, there are six stamps featuring spacecraft and vehicles from the movie series, including the Millennium Falcon.

Image source, Royal Mail
Image source, Royal Mail

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