Sunday, 29 March 2015

BPMA Post and Go Stamps to have Penny Black 175 inscription

As part of celebrations to mark the 175th anniversary of the issue of the world's first postage stamp, the Penny Black, the BPMA will produce another new Post and Go stamp.

According to GBStamp.co.uk the stamps will include a graphic of the the Maltese Cross, the iconic postmark cancellation.

Stamps with the new inscription will be available on the 1st and 2nd class Machin Post & Go stamp designs. The inscription will read "The B.P.M.A. / Penny Black 175". The first day of issue will be 6 May 2015, and they will remain available until 7th August.
 
UPDATE 5 May:
BPMA has released this picture of the Penny Black imprinted Machin Post and Go stamp, with a reminder that the machine will be unavailable from 3.30pm 5 May till 9.30am 6 May.

 We will not be providing these stamps from the day of issue.

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