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about new stamps of Great Britain.
The 2018 stamp programme has now been
announced and it reinforces Royal Mail's intention to garner
more money from fans of popular entertainment and reduce their
reliance on stamp collectors for cash. Nonetheless the
programme (below) shows several months with two stamp issues -
including the summer when in olden days there were none! -
with each set costing around £7-8 just for the basic stamps.
This website - and eventually the business - was
created twenty years ago in 1998 with the Lighthouses stamp
issue. We have recreated and updated those pages here.
The story of our 20 years (so far) is on
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As it is much quicker for us to write a blog entry than to
update a website, our very latest news will usually be on
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the Former Soviet Union in the 1990s. This is a
fascinating area of modern postal history and we hope to
find time away from GB new issues to develop this site to
show material from Ukraine, Russia, Azerbaijan, Georgia,
Armenia, Uzbekistan, Lithuania etc, as well as Belarus which
is already shown. You can see
1994 Postage Due/To Pay stamps
For my personal collection I am interested in buying
examples of the 1994 issue 'To Pay' stamps properly
cover or parcel piece.
The values issued are 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 25p, £1, £1.20
& £5, all in the same design.
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16 May 2018
that Royal Mail has released the images for the Royal
Wedding miniature sheet, the website has now been updated.
Version 1.7.10 of our Machin
Security Checklist was updated at 10 March
incorporating all of this year's stamps up to the RAF and
Tariff issues, later reprints by Walsall, and other
discoveries. It can be downloaded here.
The next edition (version 2.0.x) will be published after
Stanley Gibbons Concise catalogue for 2018 is
published as most of their numbers for security (U-) stamps
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