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Thursday, October 12, 2017

UK 2017 - Star Wars - Droids and Aliens



COUNTRY: UK
ISSUE DATE: 12 October 2017
 STAMP SIZE: 35 x 37 mm
ILLUSTRATIONS: Malcolm Tween
COPYRIGHT: STAR WARS™





Maz Kanata
Deep within the fringes of the galaxy lies a secret castle hideaway presided over by the wise, boisterous figure of Maz Kanata. 

Chewbacca
Faithful co-pilot and companion to Han Solo for many years, Chewbacca was one of the heroes of the Rebellion. 

Supreme Leader Snoke
A shadowy figure who leads the First Order, Snoke trained Kylo Ren in the dark side of the Force. 

Porg
Small, flightless birds called porgs are native to the remote planet Ahch-To, where Luke Skywalker is living in exile. 

BB-8
The plucky droid named BB-8 is a loyal companion to Resistance fighter Poe Dameron in the fight against the First Order. 

R2-D2
This trusty little droid has had an adventurous life, first on board Queen Amidala’s ship during the Battle of Naboo, then in the Clone Wars alongside Anakin Skywalker, and with Luke Skywalker in the fight against the Empire. 

C-3PO
As a boy on Tatooine, Anakin Skywalker built a protocol droid as a helper for his mother. 

K-2SO
A reprogrammed Imperial security droid with a bluntly honest way of talking, K-2SO is firmly on the side of the Rebel Alliance in the fight against the Empire.









Stamp images and description thanks to Royal Mail
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