Royal Mail has released these gorgeous stamps for the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth

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A set of stamps is being issued to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter, featuring some of her most popular characters such as Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle.

six of the stamps on offer from Royal Mail to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter
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The 10-stamp issue also includes images of Squirrel Nutkin, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Tom Kitten and Benjamin Bunny.

Four of the stamps have images from the author and illustrator's first book, The Tale Of Peter Rabbit.

Stamps to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter
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Philip Parker, of Royal Mail, said: "Beatrix Potter created unforgettable characters which have been loved by successive generations. Our new stamps mark the anniversary of her birth with some of her most popular creations."