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Stamp issues 2014 (note, first information and images will be posted on the blog. The webpages will be added when more information is available)

Classic Children's Television - 7 January 2014
Working Horses - 4 February 2014
Spring Blooms Faststamps (Post and Go) - 19 February 2014
Classic Locomotives of Wales, and ...of UK PSB - 20 February 2014
Football Heroes Retail Book 2 - 20 February 2014
Middlesex County Cricket Club Commemorative Sheet - 25 February 2014
Remarkable Lives - 25 March 2014
New Machin definitives and Country stamps for rate change - 26 March 2014
By Sea, By Land: 350th Ann of Royal Marines Commemorative Sheet - 25 March 2014
Buckingham Palace - 15 April 2014
Great British Films - 13 May 2014
Sustainable Fish - 5 June 2014
20th Commonwealth Games Glasgow - 17 July 2014
The Great War (World War 1) - 28 July 2014
New retail booklets and business sheets - 31 July 2014
Post and Go PhilaKorea overprints - 7 August 2014
Symbolic Flowers Faststamps - 17 September 2014
Piers, Proms and Pavilions (Seaside Architecture) - 18 September 2014
Prime Ministers - 14 October 2014
Christmas - 4 November 2014
Commemorative Sheet - 1914 Christmas truce - 11 November 2014
Winter Greenery Faststamps - 13 November 2014
Lunar New Year of the Sheep/Ram - 19 November 2014
Exhibition Generic Sheet Kuala Lumpur - 1 December 2014

Stamp issues 2013

Machin Definitives in new colours - 3 January 2013
London Underground 150th Anniversary - 9 January 2013
Year of the Snake (Generic Smiler sheet - 7 February 2013
2nd class Machin Faststamp - 20 February 2013
Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice - 21 February 2013
Freshwater Pond Life Pictorial Faststamps - 22 February 2013
Classic Television - 50 Years of Dr Who - 26 March 2013
New Machin definitives and Country stamps for rate change - March 2013
Great Britons - 16 April 2013
Football Heroes: 150th Ann of Football Association - 9 May 2013
Australia 2013 Stamp Exhibition Generic Smiler sheet - 10 May 2013
HM The Queen (60th Ann of Coronation) - 30 May 2013
Classic Locomotives of Northern Ireland MS - 18 June 2013
Freshwater Lakes Pictorial Faststamps - 25 June 2013
Butterflies - 11 July 2013
British Auto Legends - 13 August 2013
Merchant Navy & Arctic Convoys - 19 September 2013
Freshwater Life: Rivers Pictorial Faststamps 20 September 2013
Dinosaurs - 10 October 2013
Christmas - 5 November 2013


Stamp issues 2012

Olympic & Paralympic Games Defnitive stamps (sheets & bookets) - 5 January 2012
Roald Dahl author (set, MS, PSB) - 10 January 2012
Year of the Drafgon Generic Smiler Sheet - 20 January 2012
The House of Saxe-Coburg Gotha and Windsor (set & MS) - 2 February 2012
HM The Queen's Diamond Jubilee (MS, definitive, booklet, business sheet) - 6 February 2012 
Britons of Distinction (Set of 10) - 23 February 2012
Sheep Pictorial Faststamps - 24 February 2012
Classic Locomotives of Scotland (MS) - 8 March 2012
World of Comics (set) - 20 March 2012
New Machin definitive & Country stamps for rate change - 27 April 2012
A-Z of the UK part 2 (set of 14) - 10 April 2012
Pigs Pictorial Faststamps - 24 April 2012
Commemorative Sheet: James Bond - 1 May 2012
Great British Fashion Design Classics - 15 May 2012
Union Flag Faststamp - 24 May 2012
HM The Queen's Diamond Jubilee (set, retail book, PSB) - 31 May 2012
Charles Dickens - 19 June 2012
Olympic Games Welcome - 27 July 2012
Paralympic Games Welcome - 29 August 2012
Olympics and Paralympics (Memories) - 27 September 2012
Cattle Pictorial Faststamps - 28 September 2012
World of Dinosaurs - 16 October 2012
Space Science - 30 October 2012
Christmas  - 8 November

Stamp issues 2011

Gerry Anderson Supermarionation - 11 January 2011 : Set & Miniature Sheet
Pictorial Faststamps: Birds 2 - 24 January 2011
Classic Locomotives of England MS - 1 February 2011
Indipex Stamp Exhibition Generic Smilers Sheet  - 12 February 2011 - see blog
West End Stage Musicals - 24 February
British Heart Foundation retail booklet - 24 February 
Magical Realms - 8 March
Machin low-value definitives, self-adhesive - 8 March 
World Wide Fund for Nature - 22 March
Retail booklets, 1st & 2nd Large - 22 March - see blog
New Machin definitive & Country stamps for rate change - 29 March
50th Anniversary Jaguar E-Type Commemorative Sheet - 30 March - see blog
Royal Shakespeare Company, set & MS - 12 April
Royal Wedding MS - 21 April
Wm Morris & Co, set & PSB - 5 May
Pictorial Faststamps Birds 3 - 19 May
Thomas the Tank Engine, Rev W Awdry, set MS & retail book - 14 June
Prince Philip 90th birthday Commemorative Sheet - 14 June
Olympics, Paralympics III, set & retail booklet - 27 July
Philanippon Exhibition Generic Smilers Sheet - 28 July
The Crown Jewels - 23 August
Classic Locomotives of England retail booklet - 23 August
World's First Scheduled Airmail MS & PSB - 9 September
Kings & Queens, House of Hanover set & MS - 15 September
Olympics, Paralympics retail booklet - 15 September
Pictorial Faststamps Birds 4 - 16 September
A-Z of the United Kingdom - 12 October
Christmas: King James Bible 400th Anniversary - 8 November

Stamp issues 2010

Design Classics: Classic Album Covers - 7 January 2010 : Set, Souvenir Sheet & PSB
Olympics/Paralympics Retail book 1 - 7 January 2010
Smilers Stamps - miniature sheet & generic sheet - 26 January 2010
Girl Guiding Centenary - 2 February 2010
350th Anniv. of the Royal Society - 25 February 2010
Olympics/Paralympics retail book 2 - 25 February 2010
Castles of Wales Smilers Sheet - 1 March 2010
150th anniv Battersea Dogs & Cats Home - 11 March 2010
Kings & Queens: House of Stewart - 23 March 2010
Festival of Stamps Retail Booklet - 30 March 2010
New Machin definitive & Country stamps for rate change - 30 March 2010
Endangered Mammals - 13 April 2010
Accession of King George V (London 2010 issue) - 6 May 2010
The King's Stamps (1st day of London Festival of Stamps) - 8 May 2010
Other products for London Festival of Stamps) - 8-15 May 2010
Britain Alone (commemoration of events of 1940) - 13 May 2010
Halley's Comet Commemorative Sheet - 18 May 2010
Kings & Queens: House of Stuart - 15 June 2010
Endangered Mammals retail booklet - 15 June 2010
British Grand Prix Commemorative Sheet - 8 July 2010
Olympics/Paralympics II - 27 July 2010
Olympics/Paralympics retail book 3 - 27 July 2010
London Eye Commemorative sheet - 10 August 2010
Great British Railways -  19 August 2010
Battle of Britain Generic Sheet and retail booklet: Spitfire - 15 September 2010
Medical Breakthroughs - 16 September 2010
Bird Pictorial Faststamps - 17 September 2010
Children's Books: Winnie-the-Pooh -12 October 2010
Olympics/Paralympics retail book 4 - 12 October 2010
Machin Definitives - Special Delivery (2)  - 26 October 2010
Remembrance: National Arboretum Commemorative Sheet - 28 October 2010 - see blog
Wallace and Gromit at Christmas - 2 November 2010

Stamp issues 2009

Design Classics - 13 January 2009 : Set, PSB & Smilers
Robert Burns - 22 January 2009 : Miniature Sheet
Charles Darwin Bicentenary - 12 February 2009 : Set, Mini-sheet & PSB
Machin Definitives with security features - 17 February 2009 : sheets, booklets,
Celebrating Wales - 13 January 2009 : Set, PSB & Smilers 
Design Classics - 2 March 2009 : Concorde Smilers 
Pioneers of the Industrial Revolution - 10 March 2009 : set of 8 
Design Classics Retail booklet 1 (phone box & bus) - 10 March 2009
Castles of Northern Ireland Generic Smilers Sheet - 17 March 2009
Tariff increase Machin & Country definitives - 31 March 2009
Machin Definitives with security features - 31 March 2009 : booklets & business sheets
The Tudors - 21 April 2009 : Set and MS 
Design Classics 2 (Austin-mini) - 21 April 2009 
Castles of England Generic Smilers Sheet - 23 April 2009
Smilers for Kids II - 30 April 2009 : pcks of 10 and sheets of 20
Endangered Plants & 250th Ann of Kew Gardens - 21 May 2009 : Set & MS
Flowers Retail booklet - 21 May 2009
Mythical Creatures - 16 June 2009 : set
Commemorative Sheet: 40th Anniversary of Moon Landing
Olympic Disciplines? - July? 2009 : set
Thaipex Stamp Exhibition Smilers Sheet - 3 August 2009
Wall-mounted post boxes - 18 August 2009 : MS
Treasures of the Philatelic Archive - 18 August 2009 : PSB
Design Classics 3 (Concorde) - 18 August 2009 
The Fire & Rescue Service - 1 September 2009 : set
Uniforms of the Royal Navy - 17 September 2009 : set & PSB
Design Classics 4 (Mary Quant/mini-skirt) - 17 September 2009 
Commemorative Sheet - 150th Anniversary of Big Ben
Commemorative Sheet - 800th Anniversary of Cambridge University
Eminent Britons - 8 October 2009 :  10 x 1st
Italia 2009 Stamp Exhibition Smilers Sheet - 21 October 2009
Christmas - 3 November 2009 : set, MS & Smilers
Machin Definitives - Recorded Signed For (2) - 17 November 2009
Castles of Scotland Generic Smilers Sheet - 30 November 2009
MonacoPhil 2009 Exhibition Smilers Sheet - 4 December 2009

Stamp issues 2008

Ian Fleming's James Bond - 8 January 2008 : Set, MS & PSB
'Love' retail booklet - 15 January 2008
New Smilers Sheets - 15 January 2008
Working Dogs - 5 February 2008 : Set
Kings & Queens I - 28 February 2008 : Set, MS & PSB
Greetings Booklet - 28 February 2008
Celebrating Northern Ireland - 11 March 2008 MS & Smilers
Rescue at Sea - 13 March 2008 : Set
New definitives and country stamps - 1 April 2008
Territorial Army Centenary Commemorative Sheet - 1 April 2008
Endangered Insects - 15 April 2008 : Set
Cathedrals - 13 May 2008 : Set, MS
Retail booklet, summer - 13 May 2008
Classic Films - 10 June 2008 : Set, retail booklet
1908 London Olympics commemorative sheet
Airshows - 17 July 2008 : Set & Smilers sheet
Beijing Olympic Expo Smilers Sheet - 5 August 2008
Olympics Handover Joint Issue with China - 22 August 2008 : Miniature sheet
RAF Uniforms - 18 September 2008 : Set & PSB
Country Definitives - 29 September 2008 : MS & PSB
Glorious UK Smilers sheet - 29 September 2008
Women of Achievement - 14 October 2008 : Set
Smilers For Kids - 28 October 2008: 4 x A5 sheets
Christmas - 4 November 2008
Lest We Forget - 6 November 2008 : MS, Generic Sheet, se-tenant strip

Stamp issues 2007

The Beatles - 9 January 2007 : Set & MS
'Love' retail booklet - 16 January 2007
Sealife of the British Coast - 1 February 2007 : Set
The Sky at Night (Nebulae) - 13 February 2007 : Set
World of Invention - 1 March 2007: Set, MS & PSB
Wales Smiler Sheet - 1 March 2007
Abolition of the Slave Trade - 22 March 2007 : Set
Celebrating England - 23 April 2007: MS & Smilers Sheet
Beside the Seaside - 15 May 2007 : Set
Opening of Wembley Stadium - 17 May 2007: MS & SMilers
40th Anniv. of Machin definitive - 5 June 2007: MS, Smilers, PSB
Grand Prix Motor Racing - 3 July 2007 : Set
Harry Potter Books - 17 July 2007 : Set, MS & Smilers
Centenary of Scouting (Europa) - 26 July 2007 : Set
Endangered Species: Birds - 4 September 2007 : Set
British Army Uniforms - 20 Septmber 2007: Set MS & PSB
Queen's 60th Wedding Anniversary - 16 October 2007 : Set & MS
Christmas - 6 November 2007 : Set, MS, Smilers
Lest We Forget - 8 November 2007 : MS & Smilers
Glorious Scotland Smilers Sheet - 30 November 2007

Stamp issues 2006

Animal Tales: Illustrations from Children's Literature; Joint issue with USA - 10 January 2006
British Journey: England - 7 February 2006
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, stamps miniature sheet & prestige book - 23 February 2006
Welsh Assembly Building - 1 March 2006
Fun Fruit 'n' Veg Smilers - 7 March 2006
Ice Age Animals - 21 March 2006
80th Birthday of HM The Queen - 18 April 2006
Washington 2006 International Stamp Exhibition - Smilers - 25 May 2006
World Cup (Soccer) - 6 June 2006
Modern Architecture - 20 June 2006
Generic Smilers: small-size pictorial greetings/definitives - 4 July 2006
150th ann National Portrait Gallery - 18 July 2006
Pricing in Proportion definitives - 1 August 2006
Pricing in Proportion postage rate table
Year of the Three Kings (1936) MS - 31 August 2006
Victoria Cross, stamps miniature sheet & prestige book - 21 September 2006
Sounds of Britain (Europa) - 3 October 2006
Christmas - 7 November 2006
"Lest We Forget" MS, remembering especially The Somme - 9 November 2006
Belgica 2006 International Stamp Exhibition Smilers Sheet - 14 November 2006
Celebrating Scotland - 30 November 2006
Wembley Stadium - Miniature sheet & Smilers - postponed: until spring 2007

Stamp issues 2005

Great Britain stamp programme for 2005
Farm Animals block of 10 - 11 January 2005
A British Journey: South West England - 8 February 2005 .
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte stamps, miniature sheet and a prestige book - 24 February 2005
Centenary of the Magic Circle - 15 March 2005.
Castles Miniature Sheet (Wildings) - 22 March 2005
Great Britain new rate definitive stamps - 5 April 2005
Royal Wedding - 8 April 2005
World Heritage Sites: Joint Issue with Australia - 21 April 2005
Pacific Explorer Smilers Sheet - 21 April 2005
Trooping the Colour - 7 June 2005
White Ensign Smilers Sheet - 21 June 2005
End of World War 2 - 5 July 2005
British Motorcycles - 19 July 2005
2012 Olympics - London Host City - 5 August 2005
Europa: Gastronomy - 23 August 2005
50th Anniv. Independent Television - 15 September 2005
Definitive Greetings stamp booklet & Smilers - 4 October 2005
Cricket - England Ashes Winners - 6 October 2005
Battle of Trafalgar Bicentenary - 18 October 2005
Christmas - 1 November 2005

Stamp issues 2004

Great Britain stamp programme for 2004
Locomotives on preserved steam railways - 13 January 2004
More details about the featured steam railways
Maximum cards gallery - some for sale
Smilers Greetings Stamps - Hong Kong 2004 Stamp Expo - 30 January 2004
New Great Britain greetings stamps - "Occasions" - 3 Feburary 2004.
50th Anniversary of publication of 'The Lord of the Rings' by J R R Tolkien - 26 February 2004
Letters by Night Prestige Book, the Travelling Post Offices - 16 March 2004
A British Journey: Northern Ireland - 16 March 2004.
Great Britain new rate definitive and Universal Airmail Postcard stamps - 1 April 2004
The Entente Cordiale - 6 April 2004
Ocean Liners stamps - 13 April 2004
GB new country stamps - England, Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales - 11 May 2004
Royal Horticultural Society Bicentenary - 25 May 2004
Europa (Holidays) - A British Journey: Wales - 15 June 2004.
Smilers Greetings Stamps "Rule Britannia" - 29 July 2004
250th Anniversary of the Royal Society of Arts - 10 August 2004 .
Woodland Animals - 16 September 2004
Opening of the Scottish Parliament Building (miniature sheet) - 5 October 2004
150th Anniversary of the Crimean War - 12 October 2004.
Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas - 2 November 2004.

Stamp issues 2003

Great Britain stamp programme 2003
Birds of Prey - Barn Owl & Kestrel - 14 January 2003
Flowers Greetings Stamps - 21 January 2003
Flowers Greetings Stamps (Close-up) - 21 January 2003
New Greetings stamps - "Occasions" 4 Feburary 2003 .
The Secret of Life - Discovery of DNA - 25 February 2003
'Hello' self-adhesive booklet and Wales 1st class reprint - 4 March 2003
Fun Fruit & Vegetables, self-adhesive - 25 March 2003
"Universal Airmail Stamps" 40gr definitives for Europe and the World - 27 March 2003
Extreme Endeavours (Exploration, Everest) - 29 April 2003
Great Britain new 34p definitive stamp - 6 May 2003
Wilding Miniature Sheet 2 - 20 May 2003
Great Britain definitive stamp reprints - 28 May 2003
50th Anniversary of the Coronation of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II - 2 June 2003
The 21st birthday of Prince William of Wales - 17 June 2003.
Great Britain High-Value definitive stamp reprints & 1st class DLR reprint - 1 July 2003
A British Journey: The Beauty of Scotland - 15 July 2003 .
Cartoons Greetings Stamps 'Smilers' Sheet - 29 July 2003
Europa stamps - Poster Art, Pub signs - 12 August 2003
Transports of Delight, the Golden Age of Toys - 18 September 2003
Christmas Smilers Greetings Stamps - Robin - 30 September 2003
250th Anniversary of the British Museum - 7 October 2003 .
GB new country stamps - England, Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales - 14 October 2003
Ice Sculptures for Christmas - 4 November 2003.
England Winners! Rugby World Cup 2003 miniature sheet - 19 December 2003
Rugby World Cup covers price list

Stamp issues before 2003

Detailed pages on these stamps will return when we get a break from writing up pages on new issues! Additions will be announced in the 'Update' section of the home page.
The format will be revised in line with the later years. If you have any questions on earlier years please email us.

Postmarks - permanent, short-term, one day, thematic, topical

Great Britain Special one-day and short-term postmarks
Great Britain - Permanent Postmarks

The Philately and Postal History of the Countries of the Former Soviet Union

Introduction page.
Belarus page 1
Belarus page 2
Belarus page 3
Belarus page 4
Belarus page 5

Articles

Great Britain - Profile on Print 'Invisible' stamp
Great Britain - Maximum Cards: The Beatles
Great Britain - Royal Mail Smartstamps
Great Britain - Royal Mail Horizon Postage Labels
Great Britain - Royal Mail Golden Machin Horizon Postage Labels
Great Britain - Royal Mail Post & Go Postage Labels 2008
Great Britain: Scout Christmas Posts - Sheffield and others
Missing Gold error on Prestige Book Victoria Cross stamps
Duplicate pages in Machin Anniversary Prestige Book
Duplicate pages in Regional Stamps Anniversary Prestige Book
Duplicate pages in Charles Darwin Prestige Book
Great Britain Union Flag stamp coil strip
Army Uniforms First Day Ceremony at Stampex
Spitzbergen Cruise Mail - 1890-1914, published by the Scandinavia Philatelic Society
Universal Mail (United Kingdom) - the first private stamps accepted by Royal Mail

Other Links

Norfolk & Norwich Philatelic Society
Norfolk & Norwich Philatelic Society Stamp Fairs Spring and Summer
Arun Stamps Stamp Fairs in Norwich - 6 times a year
I.G. Stamps Stamp Fairs in King's Lynn - 6 times a year

Contact:
Norvic Philatelics PO Box 119, Dereham, NR20 3YN
Tel (UK): 08450 090939. Email from any of these pages.
Skype - ianbillings.norvic