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Warhammer Fans Can Celebrate Its 40th Birthday With Cool Stamps

Britain’s Royal Mail issues stamps to celebrate the game’s anniversary

As far as hobbies go, collecting little plastic soldier men can be a hard sell at the ‘cool’ convention. Collecting stamps? Doubly so. But baby, I did both – and I’m cool as heck.

To mark the game’s 40th anniversary, Britain’s Royal Mail is actually issuing a range of stamp sets, featuring amazing illustrations from the franchises history – and they slap:

People with any knowledge of the Warhammer franchise likely recognise these artworks – but that first one in particular is a hard hitter. It’s the original Rogue Trader artwork, done by freelance illustrator and palaeoartist (meaning he draws DINOSAURS!) legend John Sibbick. It’s iconic in every way, and lives rent free in the head of every discerning lover of Warhammer art.

Even people who are not big Warhammer fans have likely seen some of the unreal artwork that marinates across the community – and these stamp sets are a celebration of all that awesome talent.

Being an Aussie dweller, I am unsure how I may come to own these goodies – but being the globalist society we live in, I am sure that my will can find a way.

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Browse the full range of neat stamp designs and sets at the Royal Mail website here:

Are you a cool Warhammer kid? What about stamps – are they your bag too? Let us know in the comments, or on social media.

Written By Ash Wayling

Known throughout the interwebs simply as M0D3Rn, Ash is bad at video games. An old guard gamer who suffers from being generally opinionated, it comes as no surprise that he is both brutally loyal and yet, fiercely whimsical about all things electronic. On occasion will make a youtube video that actually gets views. Follow him on YouTube @Bad at Video Games


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