16 September 2011
A courth series of pictorial Faststamps (issued from Post & Go machines) has been issued by Royal Mail, now at 125 locations around the country.
The 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 Royal Mail FDC has the 6 x 1st class from the special pack sold from philatelic outlets with service indicator printed in gravure, rather than ink-jet. The Puffin handstamp is from Marloes, Haverfordwest.
Puffin Fratercula arctica
Gannet Morus bassanus
Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula
Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea