... and Royal Mail will mark the anniversary not with a set of six stamps as it did for the Boy Scouts Centenary, but with a miniature sheet of 4 stamps which will see very little social use. Shame.
The sheet will be issued on 2 February 2010. Printed by Cartor Security Print in lithography, the sheet is 190x67mm and the stamps 37x35mm.
This is what they did for the boys - oh, and special postal stationery as well! Comments, girls?
My 50th Anniversary columns for Linn's Stamp News - For my last Great Britain columns for *Linn's Stamp News*, I decided to go out with a bang and summarize the history of the Machins in a format that would...