It follows the news the world had been waiting for, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge saw the arrival of their second child a baby girl on Saturday (May 2nd) at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London. Named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, the Princess was born at 8.34am on Saturday, just 154 minutes after the Duchess was admitted to the Lindo Wing at shortly after 6.00am and weighing 8lbs 3oz – just 3oz less than Prince George when he arrived in July 2013.
Following news of the birth of HRH Princess Charlotte the Manx Government passed its congratulations to the Royal Family with a letter of congratulations being sent to Clarence House this week.
The premium product is a pink celebration folder priced at £22.50. It contains the memorabilia items which can also be purchased individually as follows: a specially issued mint condition sheet of label sets priced at £8, an exclusive first day cover featuring the label set and an exclusive postmark for local Manx Post Office ‘Windsor Road’ with a full colour information card, priced £8.50 along with a highly collectible slogan die envelope using a special postmark and the Prince William and Kate Middleton Royal Wedding stamps, priced £6.50. This special collectible also includes photos of the proud parents the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge accompanied by details of the birth of HRH Princess Charlotte of Cambridge and specially-commissioned text written by leading royal journalist and biographer Claudia Joseph.
Graham Cregeen MHK, Isle of Man Post Office Chairman said: “We were thrilled to hear the news of the safe arrival of the Royal Baby, HRH Princess Charlotte of Cambridge. Her birth marks yet another historic occasion for the British Royal family and therefore we wanted to celebrate this with a very special postal tribute that marks the day. These products are always popular with collectors of Royal memorabilia around the world and we send our warm congratulations to the Royal couple.”