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Royal Mail Issued Stamps on Toys

The UK’s favourite toys from the past 100 years are being celebrated in a new set of stamps from the Royal Mail. Characters in the set include the Sindy doll and Action Man, as well as brands like Spirograph, Stickle … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Issued Stamps on Windmills

Royal Mail is issuing a new set of special stamps featuring three windmills and three watermills from around the UK.The set is made up of stamps featuring: Nutley Windmill, East Sussex; New Abbey Corn Mill, Dumfries and Galloway; Ballycopeland Windmill, … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Issued Stamps on Centenary of WWI

Our five-year commemoration of the First World War has now reached 1917, which saw the US enter the conflict, new challenges at sea and the will of our soldiers being tested like never before.

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Royal Mail will Issue Stamps on Songbirds

This 10-stamp issue explores some familiar and less well-known songbirds, whose song defines the British spring and early summer, from birds with simple songs to those with complex repertoires. Issue Date: 4th May 2017

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Royal Mail: Horseracing Stamp Issue

This year to mark the 40th anniversary of Red Rum’s history-making third Grand National win, Royal Mail has teamed with an artist to launch a unique collection.The stamps feature eight champion horses achieving their greatest wins on UK race courses … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Royal Mail

Royal Mail Heritage: Mail by Rail Post & Go Stamps Personalised with the recipient’s name and address. Contains an information card, written by Julian Stray of The Postal Museum, which expounds on the theme of each stamp.  Travelling Post Office: … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Issued Stamps on Archaeological Treasures

Royal Mail has released a set of eight stamps on some  of the archaeological treasures of prehistoric Britain have been featured in a new set of eight stamps.Issued by the Royal Mail, the stamps include illustrations of a headdress dug … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Stamp Issue Programme for 2017

Royal Mail’s 2017 Special Stamp programme is set to showcase the “Best of British” in a range of subjects from some of the greatest racehorses from the past six decades to beautiful birds that herald spring and summer in the … Continue reading

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Royal Mail:Star War Stamp Issue

Issue Date-20 October 2016

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Royal Mail Issued Stamps on Agatha Christie

Royal Mail has issued a set of six stamps on the occasion of 40th death anniversary of Agatha Christie.Royal Mail is also celebrating the centenary of her writing her first crime novel.The six stamps contain hidden secrets in the form … Continue reading

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