try to be the web's number 1 resource for up-to-date news
about new stamps of Great Britain, as well as all the new
postmarks, many of them pictorial and of interest to
thematic or topical collectors.
The cost of each individual stamp set has risen from £5 or
less five years ago to at least £10 a set now. And
restructuring of international airmail rates meant £14-worth
of new definitives for the new postage rates. There are
at least 14 special issues, including some timed to coincide
with both Stampex events and Europhilex,
2015. There are also four Post and Go issues this
year. There may not be a Europa
As it is much quicker for us to write a blog entry than to
update a website, our very latest news will usually be on
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Armenia, Uzbekistan, Lithuania etc, as well as Belarus which
is already shown. You can see
1994 Postage Due/To Pay stamps
For my personal collection I am interested in buying
examples of the 1994 issue 'To Pay' stamps properly
used on cover or parcel piece.
The values issued are 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 25p, £1, £1.20
& £5, all in the same design.
30 July 2015
special postmarks have been added to the Bees
of Britain page, and to the pages for Permanent
UPDATE 2 July 2015
A new page with details and
illustrations of the Bees
of Britain stamps, miniature sheet and retail booklet
has now been added.
The pages showing Permanent
postmarks and Miscellaneous
short-term postmarks have been updated.
The calendar of stamp issues has
been amended to remove the Commemorative Sheet listed for 24
June. Another has been scheduled for 20 August,
marking 200 years service by the Gurkhas.
RECENT ADDITIONS PAGE
Black Generic Smilers Sheet
Security Stamps 2015 printings
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