Sanrio teams with Royal Mail for Mr Men stamp collection

Robert Hutchins

By Robert Hutchins

October 24th 2016 at 9:56AM
Sanrio teams with Royal Mail for Mr Men stamp collection

The range has been launched as part of the ongoing 45th anniversary celebrations for the popular children’ property originally created by Roger Hargreaves.

The Royal Mail has teamed with Sanrio to launch a collection of ten special stamps celebrating the hit Mr Men Little Miss series of books.

The new collection has been launched as part of the ongoing 45th anniversary celebrations for the popular children’ property originally created by Roger Hargreaves.

Mr Happy, Little Miss Naughty, Mr Bump, Little Mis Sunshine, Mr Tickle, Mr Grumpy, Little Miss Princess, Mr Strong, Little Miss Christmas and Mr Messy all feature in the collection.

The stamps, launched on October 20th, are available via the www.royalmail.com/mrmen and 8,000 Post Office branches across the UK.

The core products include Mint Stamps, first day cover, a presentation pack featuring bespoke artwork from Adam Hargreaves, the son of Roger Hargreaves, and his personal story with the brand, retail stamp book and extended products that include Smilers and framed stamps.

In addition, 145 limited edition prints of the stamps signed by Adam Hargreaves will be sold online at the the Mr Men store.

“We are delighted to be working with Royal Mail and celebrate our 45th anniversary wit the partnership of two iconic British brands,” said Sabrina Segalov, licensing manager at Sanrio.