Royal Mail postmark celebrates Abram Games

Royal Mail is issuing a postmark dedicated to designer Abram Games, launching to mark the centenary of his birth.

Abram Games postmark
Abram Games postmark

Games appeared on the set of  Remarkable Lives Royal Mail stamps, which launched in March this year, designed by Purpose. The set of ten stamps featured people born in 1914 deemed to have made ‘a major contribution’ to British society, and also included Noorunissa Inayat Khan, a Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent in occupied France, the poet and writer Dylan Thomas, and the stage and screen actor Sir Alec Guinness.

Abram Games stamp, designed by Purpose
Abram Games stamp, designed by Purpose

The Abram Games postmark will appear on mail for four days from 29 July – the day Games was born – until 4 August, and will bear the text ‘Celebrating the life of Abram Games, Remarkable Lives Stamps, 1914-1996’.

Among Games’ designs was the symbol for the 1951 Festival of Britain.

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