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New Star Wars stamps go on sale

Stamp featuring Darth VaderRoyal Mail

A new set of Star Wars stamps have gone on sale to celebrate the new film, Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

The 18 first class stamps all feature scenes or characters from the Star Wars movies, including Yoda, Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi.

The seventh film in the Star Wars franchise will receive a world premiere in Los Angeles, USA, on 14 December ahead of a UK release on 17 December.

Stamp featuring Luke SkywalkerRoyal Mail
Stamp featuring Obi-Wan KenobiRoyal Mail
Stamp featuring YodaRoyal Mail
Stamp featuring a storm trooperRoyal Mail