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The cost of each individual stamp set has risen from £5 or
less five years ago to £10 a set now. Restructuring of
international airmail rates in 2015 meant £14-worth of new
definitives: the good
news is that with only the £1 airmail rate this March,
new tariff stamps will probably only be £1.05!
The programme for 2016 is shown below. Once again there
is no Europa issue.
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1994 Postage Due/To Pay stamps
For my personal collection I am interested in buying
examples of the 1994 issue 'To Pay' stamps properly
cover or parcel piece.
The values issued are 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 25p, £1, £1.20
& £5, all in the same design.
22 May 2016
version of our Catalogue
of Security Machins has been uploaded, incorporating
the two extra lists in one pdf file. This can be
downloaded to PCs, and to some tablets and smartphones and
read, for example, in iBooks on Apple devices.
15 May 2016
A new page has been added for the 2016 World
War I Centenary commemorations.
More one-day postmarks have been noted on the Miscellaneous
RECENT ADDITIONS PAGE
Many more Machin definitive reprints, and the specialist
stamps from the Queen's Birthday PSB and retail book
40th Anniversary Norvic exclusive first day covers
Wars stamps, FDCs & Maximum Cards
Security Stamps 2015 printings
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