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  • Tip for Cover Collectors
    for Thursday 30 October 2014.

    Look out for the scarcer special handstamp postmarks that were sponsored as alternatives to the Royal Mail FDI cancellations. Rare Special Handstamp covers.


    Dinosaurs Released in Great Britain After One Year Delay
    Originally scheduled for release in 2012 the latest Royal Mail Dinosaur stamps will finally get released this week. The original issue date was postponed in rare recognition by Royal Mail of the volume of new issues hitting the pockets of GB stamp collectors during last year. [...]
    http://gbstamp.co.uk/article/dinosa...

    Autumn Stampex Post & Go Stamp Suggestions
    Royal Mail have issued a special commemorative Post & Go stamp issue at each of the last two Stampex exhibitions and it seems likely another will be planned for Autumn Stampex this year (Business Design Centre, London, between 26th-29th September 2012). What should this potential issue commemorate? [...]
    http://gbstamp.co.uk/article/autumn...

    Royal Mail feature Classic Comics on Latest Special Stamp Issue
    Today, 20th March 2012, marks the launch of Royal Mail's latest special stamp issue celebrating the 75 year history of classic British Comics. Here's a quick view of the ten stamp issue: [...]
    http://gbstamp.co.uk/article/royal-...

    Harry Potter Special Presentation Pack From Royal Mail
    To coincide with the launch launch of the final Harry Potter films on DVD today, Royal Mail is releasing a very special presentation pack of Heroes and Villains, featuring Hogwarts’ hero, Dumbledore, and his arch nemesis, Lord Voldemort. [...]
    http://gbstamp.co.uk/article/harry-...

    Is Postal History Philately?
    A simple question on the face of it but many enthusiasts would answer this question differently. Personally I see postal historians as philatelists with a speciality interest in the actual usage of postage stamps. They focus attention on the charges levied, the rules of carriage and understanding the postal markings which can evidence the rates, services and historical changes to the mail over time. [...]
    http://gbstamp.co.uk/article/is-pos...

    BPMA Curator of Philately Douglas Muir to Talk About Bertram Mackennal
    Curator of Philately at the British Postal Museum and Archive, Douglas Muir, will be talking about the designer Bertram Mackennal on 7th October 2010. [...]
    http://gbstamp.co.uk/article/bpma-c...

    Stamp Fraud: Former Shop Manager Jailed
    The former manager of London's St Paul's Cathedral gift shop has been handed eight months in jail for defrauding her employer by ordering stamps in to stock and then selling them herself privately. [...]
    http://gbstamp.co.uk/article/stamp-...

    Royal Mail Ship RMS St Helena Featured by BBC
    RMS St Helena is the last dedicated Royal Mail ship and she leaves the UK for months at a time to make her way around the South Atlantic calling at Cape Town, Tristan da Cunha, St Helena and Ascension Island. It would be an understatement to say the ship is a lifeleine to British Oceanic island communities, particularly following Gordon Brown's Government decision to shelve the building of a new airport on the island of St Helena. [...]
    http://gbstamp.co.uk/article/royal-...

    Palmerston Philatelic Auctions 24th January Sale
    Dumfries based Palmerston Philatelic Auctions have scheduled their next sale for Sunday 24th January 2010 in the Aberdour Hotel, Dumfries. Among the lots being offered is a variety of ex-dealer stock, interesting postal history, German stamp collections, some strong GB stamp items, topographical postcards, thematics including birds, flowers and scout items plus a few trade and cigarette cards. [...]
    http://gbstamp.co.uk/article/palmer...

    Royal Mail Offer More British Design Classics: "Classic Albums"
    Building on the success of the 2009 British Design Classics issue the first Royal Mail issue of 2010 will feature the classic art and designs of British album covers. Album (and CD) artwork has long been a gallery for some of the finest and most innovative graphic artists and a preview of this issue confirms some of the greatest examples will be featured. [...]
    http://gbstamp.co.uk/article/royal-...





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    Man Booker Prize Winner Richard Flanagan Postmark Tribute
    Royal Mail is to issue a special postmark to celebrate the winning author of the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Richard Flanagan received the prestigious literary award for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North last night HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, at a ceremony at London's Guildhall broadcast live by the BBC. [...]

    Royal Marines Celebrate 350 Years of Service
    28th October 2014 marks the 350th Anniversary of the formation of the Royal Marines during the reign of King Charles II. Originally known as the Duke of York and Albany's Maritime Regiment of Foot - or the Admiral's Regiment - the term Marines started to be used in records dating back to 1672. It was in 1802 that they were officially granted the title Royal Marines by King George III. [...]

    Special UK Postmark for Stroke Association
    Letters being posted across the UK from today, 29th September, will help raise awareness of the Royal Mail Group's new charity partner, the Stroke Association. The postmark, which is expected to be in frequent use during the next two years, is worded 'Royal Mail proud to support Stroke Association' as per the following image. [...]

    Charity Stamps and Kiloware
    Maybe you can find Rare stamps in charity collected kiloware? Browse a wide selection of GB kiloware and on paper stamp mixtures from Europe, the Commonwealth and rest of the worldwide. Sorting kiloware can prove rewarding for stamp collectors with the patience and knowledge to spot the odd rarity, unusual postmark or interesting item.

    Special Postmark Celebrates Kenneth More Birth Centenary
    Royal Mail will mark the life of the actor Kenneth More with a special postmark on mail delivered nationwide on Saturday September 20th, the date of Kenneth More's birth centenary. Kenneth More is one of the people featured on Royal Mail's current "Remarkable Lives" stamp set which recognises ten people who've made a significant contribution to British society. [...]

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RARE COVER 1971 POSTAL STRIKE HISTORY POST OFFICE TOWER


£10.00 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 15:55:47 GMT


COLLECTION OF RARE AND INTEREST $20 GRENADA GOLD QUEEN MOTHER PLANES STAMPS ETC


£4.20 (4 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 17:24:54 GMT


RARE ERROR DROPPED QUEENS HEAD ON ALFRED HITCHCOCK 34P STAMP ON COVER 3 PICS


£39.00 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 19:31:43 GMT


THE SNOWMAN COIN FIRST DAY COVER 50P RARE. 2003.


£27.00 (2 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 20:15:22 GMT


2005 ROYAL WEDDING PRESENTATION PACKS WITH WRONG DATE 8TH NOT 9TH - VERY RARE


£7.95 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 20:33:49 GMT


2002 PRINCESS OF WALES DUAL-DATED COVERS - VERY RARE - NEW


£4.25 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 20:42:25 GMT


2002 DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES DUAL-DATED FIRST DAY COVER - VERY RARE


£4.25 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 20:43:48 GMT



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1995 MARILYN MONROE FIRST DAY COVERS VERY RARE..A MUST FOR COLLECTORS NEW/MINT


£3.95 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 20:45:08 GMT


2003 TRANSPORTS OF DELIGHT FIRST DAY COVER - *MEGA RARE*


£4.75 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 20:47:14 GMT


1995 MARILYN MONROE FIRST DAY COVERS VERY RARE..A MUST FOR COLLECTORS


£3.95 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 20:48:59 GMT


2002 DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES DUAL-DATED FIRST DAY COVER - VERY RARE


£4.25 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:03:21 GMT


2002 DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES DUAL-DATED FIRST DAY COVER - VERY RARE


£4.25 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:06:09 GMT


2006 THE QUEEN'S 80TH BIRTHDAY UNCIRCULATED COIN COVER - DATED 1-1-06 VERY RARE


£8.75 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:07:28 GMT


2002 DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES DUAL-DATED FIRST DAY COVER... VERY RARE MINT


£4.25 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:12:03 GMT


1791 RARE FREE L776 W ERSKINE LONDON MILITARY TO COL WEMYSS MP BY DYSART FIFE


£29.99 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:15:53 GMT


1995 MARILYN MONROE FIRST DAY COVERS VERY RARE..


£3.95 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:17:46 GMT


1907 LATE USE HERNE BAY RARE 1D QV 1D PLATE 211 ON COVER TO G DUKES - KENT


£14.99 (1 Bid)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:18:33 GMT


2002 DIANA PRINCESS OF WALES DUAL-DATED COVERS - VERY RARE


£4.25 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:23:03 GMT


2000 FIRST TIME ALL FOUR GENERATIONS TOGETHER 100TH BIRTHDAY QUEEN MOTHER - RARE


£8.25 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:30:52 GMT


2002 DIANA PRINCESS OF WALES DUAL-DATED FIRST DAY COVER - VERY RARE


£4.25 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:32:59 GMT


1995 MARILYN MONROE UNIVERSAL STUDIOS FIRST DAY COVERS VERY RARE


£3.95 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:35:01 GMT


ROYAL WEDDING CROWN COVERS APRIL 8TH & 9TH -MEGA RARE AS A SET 4,500 WORLDWIDE


£44.95 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:41:46 GMT


1995 MARILYN MONROE FIRST DAY COVERS VERY RARE..A MUST FOR COLLECTORS


£3.95 (0 Bids)
Ends Thursday Oct-30-2014 at: 21:58:53 GMT


GB CHRISTMAS 1972 RARE HOUSE OF LORDS PMK


£4.99 (0 Bids)
Ends Friday Oct-31-2014 at: 9:43:34 GMT


1982 RARE FIRST DAY COVER, THE ROYAL BIRTHDAY, PRINCE WILLIAM, DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE


£4.95 (0 Bids)
Ends Friday Oct-31-2014 at: 11:58:24 GMT


CP96 KGVI 1D POST OFFICE POSTCARD ON STOUT WHITE CARD RARE


£175.00
Ends Saturday Nov-29-2014 at: 14:00:20 GMT
£175.00 Buy It Now


CP15 QV 1D BROWN POSTCARD SIZE F WITH RARE RED CDS


£60.00
Ends Saturday Nov-29-2014 at: 12:28:26 GMT
£60.00 Buy It Now


RARE 1840 1D MULREADY ADVERT JOHN BESEMERES WITH LONDON "78" DUPLEX USED 1857


£1,100.00
Ends Saturday Nov-29-2014 at: 10:03:26 GMT
£1,100.00 Buy It Now


RARE 1814 COVER TOO LATE FOR MORNING POST CROWN H/S DEVON TO RICHMOND SURREY


£400.00
Ends Saturday Nov-29-2014 at: 10:02:17 GMT
£400.00 Buy It Now


RARE 1794 COVER WITHIN LONDON "W-HALL/WT.2" + TIME MARK "7 O'CLOCK/ EVEN"


£575.00
Ends Saturday Nov-29-2014 at: 10:01:46 GMT
£575.00 Buy It Now


RARE 1706 COVER EDINBURGH TO LONDON WITH EDINBURGH AND LONDON BISHOP MARKS


£400.00
Ends Saturday Nov-29-2014 at: 10:01:42 GMT
£400.00 Buy It Now


RARE 1704 COVER EDINBURGH TO LONDON WITH EDINBURGH AND LONDON BISHOP MARKS


£550.00
Ends Saturday Nov-29-2014 at: 10:01:39 GMT
£550.00 Buy It Now


RARE 1708 COVER TO SMYRNA COFFEE HOUSE LONDON - EDINBURGH + LONDON BISHOP MARKS


£400.00
Ends Saturday Nov-29-2014 at: 10:01:36 GMT
£400.00 Buy It Now


RARE 1794 COVER WITHIN LONDON "ST JAMES/3" + TIME MARK "4O'CLOCK/ AFN"


£575.00
Ends Saturday Nov-29-2014 at: 10:01:12 GMT
£575.00 Buy It Now


RARE FDC -1969 - PRINCE OF WALES 21ST WITH SPECIAL HANDSTAMP NO 92 OF 250 (0545)


£1.99
Ends Friday Nov-28-2014 at: 19:36:55 GMT
£1.99 Buy It Now


FIRST DAY COVER STAMPS JOB LOT 250 MIXED LOT 1960S TO 1990S VERY RARE COLLECTION


£199.99
Ends Friday Nov-28-2014 at: 18:47:28 GMT
£199.99 Buy It Now


1ST CLASS STAMP FRANKED 9 JULY 1996 THE MAIL ON SUNDAY LONDON W8 RARE ITEM


£4.00 (0 Bids)
Ends Saturday Nov-8-2014 at: 17:44:32 GMT
£6.00 Buy It Now


4D WORLD CUP STAMP FDC WITH RARE HARROW & WEMBLEY MACHINE CANCEL FDI


£5.00
Ends Friday Nov-28-2014 at: 14:40:53 GMT
£5.00 Buy It Now


RARE GB 1963 FLIGHT COVER FROM GB TO HOLAND THEN FIRST FLIGHT TO KUWAIT COVER


£4.99
Ends Friday Nov-28-2014 at: 14:25:00 GMT
£4.99 Buy It Now


1827 COVER TO SALISBURY FROM CHIRK, DENBIGHSHIRE, WALES RARE “CHIRK/PY POST” H/S


£55.00
Ends Friday Nov-28-2014 at: 13:00:34 GMT
£55.00 Buy It Now


1754 COVER TO DUBLIN FROM NAVAN WITH “NAUAN” + RARE DUBLIN “FREE” H/S


£350.00
Ends Friday Nov-28-2014 at: 13:00:24 GMT
£350.00 Buy It Now


1932 LONDON UK RARE STAMP DEALER POSTAL STATIONERY COVER TO WOODSTOCK VERMONT


£3.10
Ends Friday Nov-28-2014 at: 12:57:43 GMT
£3.10 Buy It Now


TO LONDON 1980 BY CYCLE COMMEMORATIVE COVER SIGNED BY SWISS ATTACHE' DUDLI RARE


£48.00
Ends Thursday Nov-27-2014 at: 22:12:53 GMT
£48.00 Buy It Now


UNIQUE PAIR OF COVERS - RARE KILWINNING 9 BAR MUTE CANCEL, 1 WITH EXTRA CANCELS!


£199.99
Ends Thursday Nov-27-2014 at: 20:34:20 GMT
£199.99 Buy It Now


1986 BOY SCOUTS UK GREAT BRITAIN CHRISTMAS CHARITY COPTHORNE *RARE


£4.33
Ends Sunday Nov-2-2014 at: 20:18:25 GMT
£4.33 Buy It Now


GB QV 1872 WRAPPER OF 4D PL8 FROM LONDON TO LYONS, FRANCE PMK! 88 LONDON RARE!!!


£22.00
Ends Thursday Nov-27-2014 at: 18:07:43 GMT
£22.00 Buy It Now


RARE COVER - 1991 - RUGBY SCHOOL - RUGBY WORLD CUP (2175)


£4.99
Ends Thursday Nov-27-2014 at: 18:05:43 GMT
£4.99 Buy It Now


GB QV 1858 1S ON LARGE PIECE FROM SHEFFIELD TO GENOVA! RARE PMK! OVAL700!!


£12.99
Ends Thursday Nov-27-2014 at: 17:56:17 GMT
£12.99 Buy It Now


GREEN IRISH 1844 CANCELLATION ON 1D RED IMPERFORATE COVER - RARE USAGE


£89.10
Ends Thursday Nov-27-2014 at: 17:02:10 GMT
£89.10 Buy It Now


MADEIRA EUROPA CEPT CAGARRA BIRD RARE POSTCARD STAMP LIMITED EDN FIRST DAY COVER


£4.95
Ends Friday Oct-31-2014 at: 15:18:54 GMT
£4.95 Buy It Now


The availability of these Rare covers
was confirmed on Thursday October 30 2014 at 14:25:24 GMT.