A reader has pointed out to me that Royal Mail changed the colour of the official first day cover for the 3 January "new palette" Machin definitive issue.
This wasn't obvious in the information we received, but I have now obtained one of the new covers and show it here in comparison with the older, maroon, colour.
All our customers have FDCs on the older covers that we had in stock, but as we have only two left, we will be using the new colour for any new versions of the Machins issued later this year.
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