A number of new Machin definitive stamps will be available within the next week including those in the Buckingham Palace retail booklet and prestige stamp book, and more from counter sheets.
Issue date 15 April 2014 Buckingham Palace
Retail booklet 1st class code MCIL M14L, printed by Walsall Security Printers in gravure.
Prestige Stamp Book - 2 x 10p, 4 x 20p, 2 x £1 - MPIL M14L. These are printed by Enschede in litho and as usual the text in the iridescent layer shows best under the phosphor. This means that the MPIL shows quite well but the M14L is difficult to see.
The following are expected very soon and will be added to our shop when available:
1st class red printed 18/03/14
1st Large red printed 18/03/14
10p printed 07/03/14
20p printed 14/03/14
£1 brown printed 10/03/14
Further printings of the new tariff stamps issued 26 March have also been made. Date blocks are available on request.
81p - 11/03/14
97p - 10/03/14
£1.47 - 06/03/14
£2.15 - 12/03/14
25-day Journey from Berlin to Esch-Alzig in 1943 - Berlin W.15, 13 Aug 1943 Esch-Alzig, 7 Sep 1943 25-day journey! 4.5 kg = 60 Rpf. [Zone 4] Delivery fee = 15 Rpf. In August 1943, the war was not going we...