Water creatures from Lakes are, shown from upper left to lower right:
Perch, European Eel, Crucian Carp, Cadis-fly Larva, Arctic Char, Common Toad.
As usual these will be available for 6 service-indicators, with a total face value of £6.42. At Autumn Stampex it is expected that these will be available from Hytech v2 machines.
Official First Day Postmarks (other special postmarks will be on our website)
The 10 x 1st class Butterfly stamps will be issued on 11 July just before the National Butterfly Count campaign run by charity Butterfly Conservation.
These are now images of the actual stamps (click on the images to see enlargements):
The 37 x 35 mm stamps will be printed in two sheets of 25/50 by Cartor Security Print in litho. The design agency is MARCandANNA.
UPDATE MAY 2013
Royal Mail have sneaked into the programme another mixed retail stamp book: the Chalkhill blue and Comma will be issued in a self-adhesive booklet of 6 stamps with 4 x 1st class red Machin definitives which have code M13L MCIL.
A very colourful set which ought to be popular.