We've been told recently that the overprint on the machines installed at the BPMA will be only
and not the full name as we originally wrote. (See http://twitpic.com/bip0w9)
We understand that the machine will start with a choice of Robin and Machin stamps, will change to Machin and Flag after Christmas, and then to 1st and 2nd class Machins in March when the 2nd class roll-out takes place.
No pictorial series Faststamps will be included in any of the overprinting machines; overprints will be reserved for 'definitive' or 'generic' designs, such as Machin, Flag and Christmas Robin.