Postal Museum – Mail by Sea Stamps

Mail by Sea available at The Postal Museum

 

LONDON, 19 January 2018 – The Postal Museum has announced today that The Royal Mail Heritage transport Post & Go stamps featuring Mail by Sea will be available from its Post & Go machine from 14 February 2018.

The stamps will replace the Mail by Air designs and feature six famous ships from the postal service’s nautical past, from the 1780 Packet Ship Antelope to the RMS St Helena, one of just three vessels to still bear the title of Royal Mail Ship. All designs are available as 1st class and will run until 28 March.

A Presentation Pack and First Day Cover will be available to pre-order from early February through The Postal Museum’s online shop at shop.postalmuseum.org.

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

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Game of Thrones at The Postal Museum

From The Postal Museum

Game of Thrones comes to The Postal Museum Post & Go

 LONDON, 16 January 2017 – The Postal Museum has announced today that the new Game of Thrones Post & Go stamps will be available from its machine from 23 January. This is the first time there has been a Post & Go issue coordinated with a Royal Mail special issue.

A must have for all fans of philately and the hit television series, the issue comprises of two designs. Both depicting the Iron Throne, the two stamps show different backgrounds, one with a dragon and the other with the Night King. The issue is available in all denominations.

The stamps will replace the Machin Commemorative and the Machin 2nd Class and will be available for one month.

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

The Postal Museum regrets to inform that there will not be any commemorative products released for this issue.

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Guernsey Post at Spring Stampex 2018

From Guernsey Post

Guernsey Flowers and Valentine’s Day Post & Go stamps to launch at Stampex

Guernsey Post will launch new Post & Go designs depicting some of the flowers found in the Bailiwick of Guernsey, along with Guernsey flag stamp strips with a Valentine’s Day message, at the spring edition of Stampex (14-17 February).

The Bailiwick Flowers stamps, which will vend from Guernsey Post’s exhibition kiosk (GG01 series), feature the Guernsey Lily (Nerine sarniensis); the Floral Guernsey Daffodil; the tiny Dwarf Pansy (Viola kitaibeliana); the miniature Sand Crocus (Romulea columnae), the dandelion-like Shaggy Mouse-Ear Hawkweed (Pilosella peleteriana); and, the Bog Pimpernel (Anagallis tenella).

The philatelic bureau’s GG01 kiosk will also vend Guernsey flag stamps with an overprint message and heart design, which will read: –

“From Me to You

Spring Stampex 2018”

Said Bridget Yabsley, head of philatelic at Guernsey Post: – “The Bailiwick of Guernsey has an array of unspoilt, stunning scenery, with a natural landscape that features many beautiful wild flowers.  We are delighted to depict some of the rare flowers, which can be found in the Bailiwick. We’re also pleased to be able to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special overprint message depicted on our Guernsey flag stamps.”

The new Bailiwick Flowers Post & Go stamps will also be available from Guernsey’s Post’s Head Office, Envoy House, (GG02 kiosk) from 14th February, whilst ‘B Series’ strips for both the Bailiwick Flowers and the Guernsey Flag Stampex Valentines overprint will be available from the Bureau by visiting www.guernseystamps.com or contacting Philatelic customer services on +44 (0) 1481 716486.

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 Press enquiries to:

Sarah Amies, pr consultant, 01484 687040/07811 133973

Bridget Yabsley, acting head of philatelic at Guernsey Post, 01481 733550

Note to editors:

Guernsey’s Post & Go stamps will be available to purchase at the Post & Go stand at Stampex, located next to Stamps for Kids.

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