LARA CROFT TAPS
POSTAGE STAMP DEBUT
Copyright 2005 www.tombraiderchronicles.com
[ November 17th 2005 ]
has issued its citizens with a series of exclusive
postage stamps featuring characters from numerous
video-games, including Tomb
Raider and The Sims. A portfolio featuring
the complete series of stamps is now available,
sporting an introduction from Sony's Ken Kutaragi.
Croft (Tomb Raider), Mario (Super Mario Bros)
and Link (The Legend OF Zelda) are joined by Donkey
Kong and Pac-Man, and can be purchased over the
counter, or direct from France's postal service.
Lara Croft's inception in 1996 and subsequent
meteoric rise to fame and pop culture icon status,
the multi-million dollar cyber-star has appeared
on a whole range of merchandise, from shower gel,
confectionery and sport drinks to apparel, prints
and now postage stamps.