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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9th Jan London Underground
21st Feb Jane Austen
26th Mar Doctor Who
16th Apr Great Britons
9th May Football Heroes
30th May Her Majesty the Queen Royal Portraits
11th Jul Butterflies
13th Aug British Auto Legends
19th Sep Merchant Navy
10th Oct Dinosaurs
5th Nov Christmas 2013
5th Nov Children's Christmas
Miniature Sheets
9th Jan London Underground
26th Mar Doctor Who
9th May Football Heroes
18th Jun Classic Locomotives
8th Aug Andy Murray Wimbledon 2013
13th Aug British Auto Legends
19th Sep Merchant Navy
5th Nov Christmas 2013
Definitives - Elizabeth II
3rd Jan Colour Changes & Iridescent Overprint (EP)
27th Mar 78p, 88p, 1st & 1st Large Signed For, £1.88 (EP)
Post and Go
20th Feb Post & Go Labels
22nd Feb Freshwater Life
25th Jun Freshwater Life
20th Sep Freshwater Life

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