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The 2018 stamp programme has now been
announced and it reinforces Royal Mail's intention to garner
more money from fans of popular entertainment and reducing
their reliance on stamp collectors for cash. Nonetheless
the programme (below) shows several months with two stamp
issues - including the summer when in olden days there were
none! - with each set costing around £7-8 just for the basic
Last year was a busy one for Machin collectors, with the 50th
anniversary of the introduction of the new definitive design,
and their were plenty of variations in regular stamps in
addition to the commemoratives. Read
our review of the year here.
As it is much quicker for us to write a blog entry than to
update a website, our very latest news will usually be on
our blog. The last 4 blog entries are summarised in the
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1994 Postage Due/To Pay stamps
For my personal collection I am interested in buying
examples of the 1994 issue 'To Pay' stamps properly
cover or parcel piece.
The values issued are 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 25p, £1, £1.20
& £5, all in the same design.
1 March 2018
website has now been updated with the 2018 stamp programme
and pages for new issues: Game of Thrones, Mail by Sea,
Votes for Women, RAF Centenary and stamps for new postage
rates in March.
Our Machin Security Checklist was updated at 14 December,
incorporating all of last year's stamps. It can be
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