Royal Mail\’s new definitive stamps of 2011

\"\"Royal Mail will extend the range of definitive stamps with some new colours which go on sale from 29 March 2011There will be four new self adhesive Machins 68p (Sea Green), 76p (Pink), £1.10 (Lime Green), £1.65 (Sage) printed by De La Rue in gravure; these will be available as a First Day Cover (price £5.52) and in a Presentation Pack price (£5.10).

There will be new 68p and £1.10p Country Definitives for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; these remain gummed stamps and are printed in litho by Cartor. First Day Covers for each Country will be produced (price £2.62) together with a Presentation Pack containing all eight new Country Definitive overseas values (price £7.65).In addition the lower ‘make up’ value Machins (1p, 2p, 5p, 10p and 20p)  which are currently produced as PVA gummed sheets of 200, are being converted to self-adhesive format in sheets of 25, printed gravure.  These will incorporate security slits but no iridescent overprint, and are introduced in Post Office® branches from 8 March.

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