Postmark illustrations

To view images of postmarks for a particular stamp issue, first select the year, and then the stamp issue.

The numbers alongside each postmark refer to the catalogue entries in the latest edition of ‘Collecting British First Day Covers’ which can be purchased from this website.

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1920s1920192119221923192419251926192719281929
1940s1940194119421943194419451946194719481949
1950s1950195119521953195419551956195719581959
1960s1960196119621963196419651966196719681969
1970s1970197119721973197419751976197719781979
1980s1980198119821983198419851986198719881989
1990s1990199119921993199419951996199719981999
2000s2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
2010s20102011201220132014201520162017

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Commemoratives
7th Jan Classic Album Covers
25th Feb The Royal Society
11th Mar Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
23rd Mar The Stewarts
13th Apr Mammals
6th May King George V
13th May Britain Alone
15th Jun The Stuarts
27th Jul Olympic Games
19th Aug Great British Railways
16th Sep Medical Breakthroughs
12th Oct Winnie-the-Pooh
2nd Nov Christmas 2010
Miniature Sheets
7th Jan Classic Album Covers [Souvenir Sheet]
26th Jan Smilers
2nd Feb Girl Guiding
6th Mar Pink Floyd [Souvenir Sheet]
23rd Mar The Stewarts
6th May King George V
8th May Festival of Stamps
8th May Festival of Stamps
8th May King George V (Overprint)
13th May Britain Alone
15th Jun The Stuarts
12th Oct Winnie-the-Pooh
2nd Nov Christmas 2010
Definitives - Elizabeth II
30th Mar 60p, 67p, 88p, 97p, £1.46, E, W (EP)
26th Oct Special Delivery (EP)
Regionals & Country Pictorials
30th Mar England 60p, 97p
30th Mar Northern Ireland 60p, 97p
30th Mar Scotland 60p 97p
30th Mar Wales 60p, 97p
30th Mar Country Pictorials 2010


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