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.

Select Year

1920s1920192119221923192419251926192719281929
1940s1940194119421943194419451946194719481949
1950s1950195119521953195419551956195719581959
1960s1960196119621963196419651966196719681969
1970s1970197119721973197419751976197719781979
1980s1980198119821983198419851986198719881989
1990s1990199119921993199419951996199719981999
2000s2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
2010s2010201120122013201420152016201720182019

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Commemoratives
7th Jan Classic Children's TV
4th Feb Working Horses
25th Mar Remarkable Lives
15th Apr Buckingham Palace
13th May Great British Films
5th Jun Sustainable Fish
17th Jul Commonwealth Games
28th Jul The Great War 2014
18th Sep Seaside Architecture
14th Oct Prime Ministers
4th Nov Christmas 2014
Miniature Sheets
20th Feb Classic Locomotives
15th Apr Buckingham Palace
13th May Great British Films
18th Sep Seaside Architecture
4th Nov Christmas 2014
Post and Go
19th Feb British Flora
17th Sep British Flora
13th Nov British Flora
Definitives - Elizabeth II
26th Mar 81p, 97p, £1.47, £2.15 (EP)


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