Crown Princess Mary of Denmark presented this yearâ€™s specially designed Christmas stamp at a ceremony today at the Greften Restaurant in Tivoli, Denmark.
The Christmas Seal, as it is called, has a tradition that goes back 100 years. The design was created by artist Birgitte Els-Schleuder. In addition to postage stamps, it will also be used in pins, cards and future re-issues. Money raised from these sales are used in four Christmas Seal houses. Princess Mary is the patron of the Christmas Seal Foundation, which manages the houses.
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