Tonga Royal Wedding

 The Kingdom of Tonga Post Office in Nuku'alofa announced a very special stamp issue created for the Royal Wedding of "His Royal Highness Crown Prince Tupouto's Vlukalala and Hon. Sinaitakala Tu'imatamoana Fakafanua" on the 12th of July 2012.

On December 14,2012 this very special commemorative issue was place on sale.

This issue has been produced as a one value set and souvenir sheet containg five stamps. The images depicted were photographed at the Royal Wedding on the 12th of July 2012.

All stamps in the two formats carry a $3 denomination. The set of one has a stamp size of 36 x 72mm with a perforation gauge of 13.5 and has been printed in sheets of 8. The souvenir sheet contains four stamps at the size of 36 x 36mm and one stamp with the size of 36 x 72mm all of which have been perforated with a gauge of 13.5.

Both parts of this set have been printed using a magnificent four color process on 110gsm gummed stamp  paper.