As reported last year, 50 stamp plaques featuring popular stamps that have a special connection with UK locations, were affixed to on 50 postboxes around the country. The one honouring Welsh bard Dylan Thomas was put on a postbox near the Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea.
Now, the South Wales Evening Post reports that Royal Mail has placed a special commemorative stamp plaque of Dylan Thomas on a special postbox on the set of Pobwl y Cwm.
long-running Welsh language soap opera has a set in the capital and
keen observers of the show will notice the addition of a red postbox
complete with the Dylan stamp affixed, on the pavement outside the
fictional Tomos ac Elis estate agents.
Bristol undated packet cancels during WW II - During WW II a number of undated packet cancels were used - here are a couple of examples from 1942. The bottom item is an invoice for 30 ft of armoured de...