The Postal Museum NPM 50

Post & Go overprints to mark 50th anniversary of The Queen opening the National Postal Museum available at The Postal Museum

LONDON, 16 January 2019 – The Postal Museum has announced today that Royal Mail Post & Go overprints marking the 50th anniversary of The Queen opening the National Postal Museum, forerunner of The Postal Museum, will be available from its Post & Go machine from 13 February 2019.

Two designs will be overprinted to commemorate the first National Postal Museum being opened by The Queen at London’s King Edward Building on 19 February 1969. The Machin commemorative 1st class in six colours, replacing the standard Machin 1st class, and the Mail Coach in all values. Both designs include an overprint The Postal Museum/ NPM 50 and will run until further notice.

A Presentation Pack containing a collector’s strip of the Machin commemorative design (all 1st class) and a collector’s strip of the Mail Coach (all values) as well as a First Day Cover with 1 x Machin commemorative 1st class, and 1 x Mail Coach 1st class will be available to purchase from The Postal Museum’s shop and on-line from the beginning of February.

The Post & Go machine is available at The Postal Museum during normal opening hours. Please see www.postalmuseum.org for more information.

New Post & Go designs and overprint to launch at Stampex from Guernsey Post

New Post & Go designs and overprint to launch at Stampex

Guernsey Stamps will vend new issue Post & Go designs celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Guernsey Old Car Club, along with its Bailiwick Flowers and Guernsey Flag stamp strips with the overprint ‘Spring Stampex 2019’, at the national exhibition from 13-16 February 2019.

The philatelic bureau’s GG01 exhibition unit will vend the new issue Post & Go designs along with the Guernsey flag overprint, which also depicts a daffodil design, on the Post & Go stand at Stampex. Back Office strips (GG04, formerly B Series) of both designs will be available from the philatelic bureau, along with the new issue stamps, from the GG02 series unit at Envoy House from 13th Feb.

The DKU unit GG03 will also be at Stampex on the bureau’s exhibition stand (78), where it will vend Post & Go Bailiwick Flowers stamps complete with the Spring Stampex overprint. Recent stamp products, including the new issue Guernsey Old Car Club presentation packs and first day covers, will also be available.

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Jersey Post – Spring Schedule

Jersey Post announces a schedule of events for spring

A new issue, exhibition overprints and third kiosk herald a busy time for Jersey Post & Go this February.

New Post & Go Design

The new Post & Go design, Durrell: Saving Primates, will be launched by Jersey Post on 13 February 2019 at Spring Stampex in London. The stamps will be available to vend from Jersey Post’s JE01 kiosk, alongside Jersey Flag stamps printed with a special exhibition overprint.

“Many Durrell species have previously featured on Jersey stamps but on this occasion, the focus is on primates,”explains Jersey Post’s Melanie Gouzinis. “Six of them feature in this new issue, illustrated by wildlife artist Andrew Beckett to give an outstanding realistic representation,” she continued. “Gerald Durrell founded his Wildlife Conservation Trust in 1959 using expert knowledge during the last 60 years to save and protect threatened species and safeguard the natural world.”

As well as being available from Jersey Post’s JE01 Post & Go kiosk during the exhibition, the new issue will also be available from the JE02 kiosk at Jersey’s main Broad Street post office in St Helier. The 2018 issue Nautical Knots will also vend once again from JE02 from 13 February, for a limited time.

Stampex Overprint

Jersey Flag stamps featuring a special exhibition overprint will also vend from the JE01 kiosk during Spring Stampex. The overprint reads Spring Stampex 2019, accompanied by an illustration of spring flowers. For those unable to attend the exhibition, back office collectors’ strips will be available from Jersey’s B002 kiosk via the Jersey Philatelic Bureau.

JE03 Kiosk

Jersey Post’s new counter-top unit JE03 will make its first Stampex appearance in February. It will be situated on Stand 78 and will vend Nautical Knots together with the same Spring Stampex 2019 overprint and flower image that will appear on the flag. Again, those unable to attend the exhibition will be able to order back office collectors’ strips through the bureau.

After Stampex, JE03 will be reinstalled in Jersey, vending the new Durrell: Saving Primates stamp issue with the location identifier ‘Jersey Post HQ’. A limited number of collectors’ strips will be available through the Bureau.

This year, Spring Stampex will take place from 13-16 February at the Business Design Centre in London. B002 overprints and philatelic stamp products such as First Day Covers and Presentation Packs are available to pre-order at www.jerseystamps.com or by contacting the Jersey Philatelic Bureau on: 00 44 (0)1534 616320. New issue Post & Go stamps and overprints from Jersey Post’s B002 kiosk, as well as strips obtained from JE02 and JE03, are now available as subscription items through the Jersey Philatelic Bureau. 

If you require any further information please contact Rachel MacKenzie, Philatelic Marketing Manager, on + 44 (0)1534 616724 or email rachel.mackenzie@jerseypost.com

JE03 at Jersey Post HQ

Jersey Post welcomes kiosk JE03 at Postal Headquarters

Jersey’s newest Post & Go kiosk, JE03, will be installed at Jersey’s Postal Headquarters on Thursday 6 December 2018.

The kiosk, which carries one stamp reel, will vend the latest Nautical Knots stamps overprinted with the words ‘Welcome to Jersey Post’.

JE03 debuted at the 35th Asian International Stamp Exhibition in Macao earlier this year and will be situated at Postal Headquarters in Jersey whilst it is not at special events and exhibitions.

A limited number of Collectors’ strips featuring ‘Welcome to Jersey’ overprinted on the Post & Go Nautical Knots stamps will be available to order at www.jerseystamps.com or by contacting the Jersey Philatelic Bureau on: 00 44 (0)1534 616320.

Jersey Post’s JE02 series Post & Go kiosk, powered by Royal Mail, is located in Jersey Post’s Broad Street post office in St Helier. It is currently vending the Jersey Flag and Jersey Crest Post & Go stamps overprinted with Christmas greetings in both English and Jèrriais, Jersey’s native language.

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