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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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1950s1950195119521953195419551956195719581959
1960s1960196119621963196419651966196719681969
1970s1970197119721973197419751976197719781979
1980s1980198119821983198419851986198719881989
1990s1990199119921993199419951996199719981999
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Commemoratives
5th Jan Olympic Emblems
10th Jan Roald Dahl
2nd Feb House of Windsor
23rd Feb Britons of Distinction
20th Mar Comics
10th Apr UK A-Z
25th Apr Diamond Jubilee
15th May Great British Fashion
31st May Diamond Jubilee
19th Jun Charles Dickens
16th Oct Space Science
6th Nov Christmas 2012
Miniature Sheets
6th Feb Diamond Jubilee
8th Mar Classic Locomotives
19th Jun Charles Dickens
27th Jul Welcome to the London 2012 Olympic Games
2nd Aug Rowing - Women's Pair
2nd Aug Cycling - Road - Men’s Individual Time Trial
3rd Aug Canoe Slalom - Men's Canoe Double
3rd Aug Shooting - Men’s Double Trap
3rd Aug Cycling - Track - Men's Team Sprint
4th Aug Rowing - Women's Double Sculls
4th Aug Cycling - Track - Men's Team Pursuit
4th Aug Cycling - Track - Women's Keirin
5th Aug Rowing - Men's Four
5th Aug Rowing - Women's Lightweight Double Sculls
5th Aug Cycling - Track - Women’s Team Pursuit
5th Aug Athletics - Woman’s Heptathlon
5th Aug Athletics - Men’s Long Jump
5th Aug Athletics - Men’s 10,000m
6th Aug Sailing - Finn - Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy
6th Aug Tennis - Men's Singles
7th Aug Equestrian - Jumping Team
7th Aug Cycling - Track - Men's Sprint
8th Aug Men’s Triathlon - Olympic Gold Medal 19
8th Aug Equestrian - Team Dressage
8th Aug Cycling - Track - Women’s Omnium
8th Aug Cycling - Track
10th Aug Equestrian - Individual Dressage
10th Aug Boxing - Women's Fly Weight
10th Aug Taekwondo - Women's Under 57kg
12th Aug Canoe Sprint - Men’s Kayak Single
12th Aug Athletics - Track - Men’s 5000m
12th Aug Boxing - Men’s Bantam Weight
13th Aug Boxing - Men’s Super Heavy Weight
29th Aug Welcome to the London 2012 Paralympic Games
31st Aug Cycling - Women's Individual C5 Pursuit
1st Sep Swimming - Men's 100m Backstroke S7
3rd Sep Track Cycling - Men's Individual C1 Pursuit
3rd Sep Athletics - Women's 100m T34
3rd Sep Cycling - Men's Individual B 1km Time Trial
3rd Sep Athletics - Men's 200m T42
3rd Sep Equestrian - Individual Championship Test Grade II
3rd Sep Cycling - Women's Individual C4-5 Time Trial
3rd Sep Swimming - Women's 400m Freestyle S6
4th Sep Rowing - Mixed Coxed Four LTAMix4+
4th Sep Athletics - Men's Discus F42
4th Sep Cycling - Track Men's B Sprint
4th Sep Swimming - Women's 200, Freestyle, S14
4th Sep Equestrian - Individual Championship Test Grade 1a
4th Sep Athletics - Track - Men's 500m T54
4th Sep Equestrian - Individual Freestyle test, Grade II
4th Sep Swimming - Women's 200m Individual Medley, SM6
5th Sep Athletics - Track - Men's 100m T53
5th Sep Archery - Women's Individual Compound - Open
5th Sep Swimming - Women's 100m Backstroke, S8
5th Sep Equestrian - Individual Freestyle Test, Grade Ia
7th Sep Athletics - Track - Men's 1500m T54
7th Sep Cycling - Road - Women's C5 Time Trial
7th Sep Swimming - Men's 200m Individual Medley, SM8
7th Sep Equestrian - Team - Open
8th Sep Sailing - Single-Person Keelboat, 2.4mR
8th Sep Cycling - Road - Women's C4-5 Road Race
8th Sep Swimming - Men's 400m Freestyle, S7
8th Sep Athletics - Track - Women's 200m, T34
10th Sep Athletics - Track - Men's 800m T54
10th Sep Athletics - Track- Men's100m T44
10th Sep Cycling - Road - Men's Mixed T1-2 Road Race
10th Sep Athletics - Men's Marathon T54
27th Sep Memories of London 2012
6th Nov Christmas 2012
Post and Go
24th Feb Farm Animals
24th Apr Farm Animals
21st May Union Flag
28th Sep Farm Animals
Definitives - Elizabeth II
25th Apr 87p, Large 1st, £1.28, £1.90 (EP)


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