17 September 2010
A new series of pictorial Faststamps (issued from Post & Go machines) has been introduced by Royal Mail at 31 locations around the country and at the Autumn Stampex show.
The first set has 6 designs. The labels can be obtained from the machines with 5 different service indicators: 1st class & 1st class Large up to 100gr, Europe up to 20gr, Worldwide up to 10gr and 20gr, singly or in strips of up to 5 of the same value or various values.
This special pack was sold from philatelic outlets and contains stamps with the service indicator printed in gravure, rather than ink-jet.
Blue Tit - Cyanistes caeruleus
Goldfinch - Carduelis carduelis
Wood Pigeon - Columba palumbus
Robin - Erithacus rubecula
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus
Starling - Sturnus vulgaris