30 July 2020
One of the lesser known facts about Queen’s iconic lead singer Freddie Mercury is that he was a childhood stamp collector, and that his stamp album is part of The Postal Museum’s collection. Take a look at a selection of album pages here…
Born Farrokh Bulsara, into a Zoroastrian family in Zanzibar, ‘Freddie’ acquired his nickname in childhood.
Freddie’s childhood stamp album is one of only a few of his personal items that still exist in the public domain.
Click on the image gallery above to view pages from the album.
Did you know? Queen were celebrated with a special set of stamps earlier this year?
With thanks to The Postal Museum for images:
Freddie Mercury Album with Microphone © The Postal Museum Rob Stothard
Freddie Mercury Album © The Postal Museum Rob Stothard
Other images: © The Postal Museum
Find out more about The Postal Museum at: www.postalmuseum.org
The Postal Museum is an official partner of the Summer of Stamps festival.