I was expecting to show Queens on many stamps today, Last week when covering 'P', I considered focusing on pilots but then found this for today,
To see what other 'Q' related stamps are on show this week just follow the links at Sunday-stamps-q.
|USA - 27 April 1991|
Harriet Quimby was the first woman pilot in the USA and the first (in 1912) to fly over the English Channel. Tragically she died in a flying accident the same year at the age of 37.
In 1969 the Investiture of HRH the Prince of Wales was held at Caernarfon Castle. One of the set of stamps commemorating this depicted -
|Great Britain - 1 July 1969|
Queen Eleanor's Gate, Caernarfon Castle
Queen Eleanor was the wife of Edward I and gave birth to a son at the castle in 1284 who was to become King Edward II.