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The 16-stamp Royal Mail set will mark the release of the Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker next month.

Poe Dameron’s X-wing fighter from the new 16-stamp set which will mark next month’s release of Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Royal Mail/PA)
Poe Dameron’s X-wing fighter from the new 16-stamp set which will mark next month’s release of Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Royal Mail/PA)

By Alan Jones, PA Industrial Correspondent

Royal Mail has revealed images of the final set of stamps in its own Star Wars-themed collection.

The 16-stamp set will mark next month’s release of Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker, and features characters and vehicles from the Skywalker saga.

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Ten stamps feature Star Wars characters (Royal Mail/PA)

Ten stamps feature the characters Count Dooku, Lando Calrissian, Sith Trooper, Jannah, Grand Moff Tarkin, Darth Maul, Zorii Bliss, Wicket Warrick, Poe Dameron, and Queen Amidala.

Six stamps feature some of the most famous vehicles in the Star Wars galaxy, including a Podracer and Slave I.

Poe’s X-wing fighter, a Jedi starfighter, the TIE silencer, and speeder bikes also make an appearance.

All 10 character stamps are exclusive illustrations by digital artist and Star Wars fan Malcolm Tween.

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Six of the special stamps depict Star Wars vehicles (Royal Mail/PA)

Philip Parker, of Royal Mail, said: “Once again Malcolm Tween takes us on a journey across the Star Wars galaxy with extraordinary artwork of characters old and new.

“The stamps are miniature masterpieces and a fitting tribute to mark the end of the Skywalker saga.”

The stamps will be available from November 26.

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