AUSTRALIAN web patriot Andrew Landeryou will be honoured on a British postage stamp.
The VEXNEWS chief, who has been liken to a young Rupert Murdoch or an much older Robert Maxwell, will be seen on a limited edition â€œfirst classâ€ stamp soon to be released by the Royal Mail.
The stamp will honour Landeryou for his unrelenting and fearless promotion of freedom and merciless and tireless upholding of public morals and standards through his popular VEXNEWS.com web site.
Landeryouâ€™s stamp announcement coincides with news that Indian billionaire Subrata Roy caused considerable embarrassment to London establishment figures this weekÂ when he held an unveiling of vanity stamps â€œdedicatedâ€ to him that could be purchased by anyone for Â£8.
It is unclear whether Landeryou â€“ who will be seen on the stamp in several â€œprovocativeâ€ poses â€“ will follow Royâ€™s lead by holding a high-profile launch and invite celebrities to promoteÂ his Royal Mail honour.
Royâ€™s stamps were unveiled at a function in London earlier this week in the presence of the Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow,Â Liberal Democrats House of Lords deputy leader, Lord Navnit Dholakia, and Cherie Blair, wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, among others.
Speaking on the occasion, Roy is reported to have said, “I don’t have voice to express my heartfelt gratitude to Royal Mail for issuing the special stamp. I don’t think I deserve it. I will try to come up to the expectation of such a great honour”.
The stamps â€œdedicatedâ€ to the owner of the Indian Premier League Pune Warriors cricket team were later revealed to have been bought online via the Royal Mail’s website and are known as â€œSmilersâ€. You can get your SmilersÂ here too.
It is believed that Roy purchased 10,000 of the stamps through an agent in India.
It is likely that the Landeryou stamp will be much more limited.
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