As announced earlier here and in more detail on our website the Royal Mail issue ties in with their
It seems more than likely that this will also make an appearance at the Steam GWR Museum in Swindon which is celebrating the 175th anniversary of the GWR works at Swindon in November.
The Stampex machine line-up will be
UPDATED: see this wholesale revision 22.1.16
*Additional inscription: ‘500 Years of Royal Mail’
** Additional inscription: ‘500 Years of Postal History’
Jersey Post is taking the opportunity to issue a new design showing the Jersey Crest in various colours, and Guernsey Post is issuing a new 6-design set entitled Guernsey Life, which is wild animals. Click on the country name to see the press releases on the IAR website. One thing which is odd about the Guernsey statement is that each of the designs is allocated a 'value', eg the Blond Hedgehog is identified as being on the UK Large Letter stamp, but I would have expected it to be possible on the island and maybe at Stampex to produce any stamp with any denomination.
The Royal Mail stamps from machine B001 are all available to pre-order via the IAR website although the Stampex event page doesn't yet have any details of the stamps available.
To avoid carrying excess stocks in a declining market, I am not planning to carry any stocks of Post and Go stamps from the public-access machines. We will have limited supplies of single 1st class Machins and 1st class Locomotives from the B001 machine.