James Bond stamps launch

006 stamps for Fleming's birthday

A set of six stamps have been launched to celebrate the centenary of the birth of James Bond creator Ian Fleming.

The Royal Mail 007 collection is on sale at Post Offices and online, and features various classic book covers.

We can't help but wonder why they didn't go for, say, seven stamps in the collection - but what do we know?

Still, the designs - including For Your Eyes Only, Goldfinger, Casino Royale and Dr No covers - are very pretty, so get down to your local PO and snap 'em up - for Queen and country!

Oh, but first, head to the BBC to read the full story

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