If he was still alive today, Freddie Mercury would be celebrating his 70th birthday.
I'm pretty sure that his music is enough to remind us of how a talented human being he was.
Nevertheless, in 1999 Royal Mail issued a series of stamps known as "tales".
The most notable postage stamp in that collection was one commemorating the life of Freddie Mercury, who was, curiously, an avid stamp collector.

But the issued also caused some controversy, not because of Freddie Mercury but of another Queen band member - Roger Taylor! The problem was that Roger is still alive and it is an understood rule that the only living people allowed to appear on a British stamp must be members of the British Royal Family.

The show must go on! Thank you Freddie for all your music!

Jorge Oliveira CEO & Co-Founder of Kollectbox - Marketplace for Coin Collectors

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