The Postal Museum announces the opening of its second Post & Go machine

LONDON, 11 October 2019 – The Postal Museum is set to open its new additional Post & Go machine in the Mail Rail exhibition on Tuesday 29 October. The machine will vend two designs – The Post Office Underground Railway and 1st class Machin, both with a new overprint “Mail Rail” of all values.

The original kiosk in The Postal Museum will remain operational as usual.

A first day cover will also be available to purchase in the museum shop or online.

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

Jersey Post Plenary Assembly

Jersey Post & Go to appear at PostEurop Plenary Assembly

Jersey Post’s JE03 series Post & Go kiosk will travel from its current location at Jersey Post Headquarters to the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel in Jersey’s capital, St Helier, for the 2019 PostEurop Plenary Assembly, which this year takes place from 8 to 11 October. The kiosk will vend Jersey Flag stamps featuring a special event overprint which will read: PostEurop Jersey 2019.

PostEurop is the member-driven association which represents European public postal operators since 1993. The annual Plenary Assembly gathers Members of the association to discuss and approve matters pertaining to the governance of organisation. One of the largest recurring events for PostEurop, it welcomes members from 52 European postal administrations, dignitaries from the UPU and international restricted unions, CEOs, other stakeholders and postal experts. The 2019 Assembly takes place in Jersey.

A limited number of JE03 Collectors’ Strips featuring the PostEurop overprint will be available to order at www.jerseystamps.com or by contacting the Jersey Philatelic Bureau on:

00 44 (0)1534 616717. (Ends)

Great Train Robbery at Postal Museum.

The Postal Museum marks the opening of their new exhibition, The Great Train Robbery: Crime and The Post, with Post & Go stamps

LONDON, 27 September 2019 – The Postal Museum has announced today that a special overprint will appear on the Mail Coach design of the Royal Mail Post & Go stamps in celebration of their new temporary exhibition The Great Train Robbery: Crime and The Post.

The Mail Coach stamps of all values will feature a special overprint “Crime & the Post” and will be available from its Post & Go machine from 11 October 2019. This will replace the present “NPM 50” overprint which will stop on 10 October, as will that overprint on the 1st class Machin commemorative design which will revert to the standard Machin design.

In addition to these Post & Go stamps, a limited-edition pack containing a strip of the Mail by Train designs, all 1st class value, with the overprint “Great Train Robbery” will go on sale. This strip, available only in the pack and not obtainable from the Post & Go machine, can be purchased in the museum shop or be pre-ordered online from 4 October.

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

The Great Train Robbery: Crime & The Post opens on 11 October 2019 with exciting crime and investigation themed events. See what’s on at www.postalmuseum.org/crime

50th Anniversary Overprint

50th ANNIVERSARY OF GUERNSEY STAMPS OVERPRINT

FOR GUERNSEY’S POST & GO STAMPS

Guernsey Post’s philatelic bureau announces that it will vend Post & Go stamps with a special overprint to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Guernsey’s Postal Independence  and the production of Guernsey stamps. The overprint will be available on the GG02 kiosk located at the main Post Office reception, Envoy House, La Vrangue, St Peter Port, Guernsey  

The new overprint on the Guernsey flag stamps, which will vend from the GG02 series exhibition kiosk, will read:

Guernsey Stamps

Celebrates 50 Yrs

These strips will be available from the 1st October through to the 31st October and can be obtained by visiting www.guernseystamps.com or contacting philatelic customer services on +44 (0) 1481 716486.

They are available to buy in strips of six for £4.47 direct from the kiosk. If ordered via the website or customer services a 50p admin charge will be incurred. Pre-orders will be available online from 17th September. The stamps vend in the following values:

  • Gsy letter up to 100g – 48p
    • UK letter up to 100g – 65p
    • Gsy large letter up to 100g – 66p
    • EUR letter up to 20g – 80p
    • ROW letter up to 20g – 90p
    • UK large letter up to 100g – 98p

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