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 for more information.

RAF overprint for Guernsey’s Post & Go at Stampex

Guernsey Post announces that it will vend Post & Go stamps to celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force at the autumn edition of Stampex.

The overprint on the Guernsey flag stamps, which will vend from the GG01 series exhibition kiosk, will read:

100 Years
Royal Air Force

Also available at Stampex, which takes place from 12-15 September at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, UK, is the bureau’s popular Bailiwick Flowers stamps, which will print on the second reel of the GG01 Guernsey kiosk without an overprint.

Following Stampex, the Post & Go RAF overprint back office strips will be available to purchase from the bureau. These strips will carry the new series code GGO4 in place of the ‘B’ code and can be obtained by visiting or contacting philatelic customer services on +44 (0) 1481 716486.

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Stuart Leigh Checklist Updated

Checklist Updated

From: Stuart

Hi All

I have just up-dated the Post & Go Check List to include Autumn Stampex and the first of the Political Conferences, plus all the information you have sent in.  I will try and get another up-date before the end of the year.

As usual I look forward to receiving any corrections, additions and news


Stuart Leigh

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