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2016 was a busy year for stamp issues with special sets
more and more expensive - especially if all additional
products are purchased. Now that we have the 2017
programme, we know that collecting will continue to be
expensive, especially for Machin collectors as it is the 50th
anniversary of the original issue. For the first time in some
years we had a Europa
stamp in the Windsor Castle set in February.
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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.
9 March 2017
brand new version of our Security
Machin Checklist has now been published and uploaded.
It's updated to early March.
The website has been updated with a new page
for the Racehorse
Legends stamps. I'm sure these will appeal to readers
of the Racing Post, but I can't see any reason for issuing
Another new page shows the new
definitive stamps for the Tariff change. The
rest of the 2017 programme has beeen added to the table on
this home page.
Both regular Postmark pages have been updated - see links
below 2017 table.
RECENT ADDITIONS PAGE
2016 Machin definitive printings
Cards for Ancient Britain stamps
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