Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 – Fri 3rd June 2022 – Fri 1st July 2022

In 2022, Her Majesty, The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, seventy years of service, having acceded to the throne on 6th February 1952 when Her Majesty was 25 years old.

The overprint will be available on Royal Mail Post & Go kiosks Machin reel from Fri 3rd June 2022 – Fri 1st July 2022.

Overprint reads: The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Kiosks: A002, A003, A004, A006, A007, A009, A010.

Please note: The Postal Museum will be issuing their own press release.

Kiosk Availability

Following an engineer visit, Kiosks A003 (NMRM – Portsmouth) & A007 (Explosion Museum) are still awaiting Pin Pad upgrades and are not available at the present time.

Worldpay our payment provider, had proposed a temporary fix which we hoped to install in time for Falklands overprint, but the install was unsuccessful.

We apologise for the short notice of this message.

Falklands 40th Anniversary – Fri 1st April 2022 – Fri 29th April 2022

Commemorating 40 years since the start of the Falklands War in April 1982 – the 74-day clash found Argentina and the United Kingdom battling for control of the Falkland Islands. The Falklands conflict was predominately a naval campaign, involving a task force which ultimately amounted to 127 ships, consisting of 43 Royal Navy vessels, 22 from the Royal Fleet Auxiliary and 62 merchant ships. The overprint will be available from Fri 1st April 2022 – Fri 29th April 2022on NMRN kiosks A002, A004, A006 and A007.

‘The Fleet Air Arm kiosk A003 will also be commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Falklands War. Dates to match those of the Royal Navy Kiosks’.