Popular period drama, Downton Abbey can now reach every corner of the globe, thanks to a new government issued collection of postage stamps.
A new deal between Knockout Licensing, Inter-Governmental Philatelic Corporation and postal authorities around the world will see a new collection of postage stamps launch to fans worldwide.
Additionally, Downton Abbey and stamp collectors around the world will now be able to get their hands on themed protective stamp albums, presentation art frames and other philatelic items.
Postal said: "We are delighted to put our stamp of approval on this deal with IGPC. IGPC impressed us not only with the quality of its postage stamp designs but also its knowledge of the international stamp industry, close relationships with official government postal authorities and large distribution network of international stamp dealers."
IGPC executive vice president, Yossi Malamud, added: "IGPC is looking forward to working with the team at Knockout Licensing and NBCUniversal as well as Postmasters General at our government postal authority clients to create beautiful Downton Abbey postage stamps which will be not only great items for fans and collectors but also a wonderful testament to the worldwide popularity of this captivating television program.”