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Royal Gibraltar Post at Spring Stampex 2018

From RGPO;

New “Year of the Dog” design & Masonic stamps with Valentine’s Day overprint for GI01 during Stampex.

The Royal Gibraltar Post Office will once again commemorate the Chinese New Year by launching a new design at Stampex with the next animal in the series; “Year of the Dog”. Ranking as the eleventh animal in Chinese zodiac, Dog is the symbol of loyalty and honesty. People born in the Year of the Dog possess the best traits of human nature. They are honest, friendly, faithful, loyal, smart, straightforward, venerable and have a strong sense of responsibility.

In order to celebrate Valentine’s Day, GI01 will also vend the current Masonic stamps which will include a “Happy Valentine’s –Spring Stampex 2018” overprint with heart graphics between the 14th – 17th February only.


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

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