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Royal Mail:New Postmarks on Animals 

By Wolfang  Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie Royal Mail will issue these postmarks on 14th November  2016   featuring hedgehogs ( Erinaceus europaeus).

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Royal Mail:New Postmark on Edinburgh Festival

Royal Mail is celebrating this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe by issuing a very special postmark. This is the first time in the company’s 500 year history that a festival of this kind has been featured on a postmark.The postmark will … Continue reading

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Royal Mail is Issuing Stamps on Bees

Six UK bee species chosen for the sheet stamps to give representation of all parts of the UK, different habitats and the different kinds of bee species that breed in the UK (two bumblebee species and four ‘solitary’ bees). The … Continue reading

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New Royal Mail Stamps

8ooth Anniversary of Magna Carta A special set of commemorative stamps has been issued to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta.The six stamps feature text from Magna Carta, and other charters, bills and declarations that have developed the … Continue reading

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Royal mail Celebrates 50 Years of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise with Postmark

Royal Mail celebrates 50 years of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise with a special postmark.The postmark will be printed on millions of items of mail delivered nationwide on Tuesday 21 April.The postmark features the copy ‘Celebrating 50 years of The … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Commemorates the Birth Bicentenary of Anthony Trollope’s the “Grandfather” of the Postbox

Royal Mail is commemorating the bicentenary of Anthony Trollope’s birth in 1815 with a limited edition Commemorative Sheet of stamps.  This goes on sale on 24 April 2015 – 200 years since Trollope was born.Famous as a novelist, Trollope is also known … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Celebrates 2014 Man Booker Prize Winner with Postmark 

Royal Mail is celebrating Richard Flanagan’s being named the winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize with a special postmarkRichard Flanagan received the prestigious award for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North from HRH The Duchess of Cornwall at … Continue reading

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Royal Mail :2014 Ryder Cup Special Postmark

Royal Mail is to issue a special postmark to mark The 2014 Ryder Cup being held at Gleneagles, Scotland from the 23 to 28 September.The postmark will be printed on all stamped and franked mail across the UK from 15 … Continue reading

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Royal Mail:Tour De France Special Postmark

Royal Mail issued a special postmark to mark the Tour De France Grand Départ which begis in Yorkshire on 5th July.It will be the first time the Tour has visited the UK since 2007.Royal Mail is gearing up for the … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Delivers Special Postmark for Giro d’italia Big Start

Royal Mail has designed a special postmark to celebrate the Giro d’Italia coming to Northern Ireland.The Giro postmark will feature on all local stamped mail  due for delivery in Northern Ireland from Saturday 3 to Saturday 10 May 2014.Royal Mail has … Continue reading

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