In the UK, specially-designed stamps honor cultural fixations and key anniversaries. It’s comes as no surprise that many Brits were bothered by the Royal Mail’s decision not to issue a special stamp to mark the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union by April 2019—arguably the most defining event in its recent history.
A few decades ago, a 1973 commemorative set that marked the year the UK joined the European Economic Community (which became part of the EU in 1993). But nothing to commemorate Brexit. Disappointingly.
There have been plenty funny attempt to design a Brexit Stamps. In this article, I share with you some of these hilarious attempts.
Collectively, they capture anxiety, regret, anger, and sorrow for the impending separation with the rest of Europe—all delivered with characteristic dry wit.
Hashtag #BrexitStamps, are mini masterpieces of savage British humor (and impressive Photoshop skills).