Wednesday 6 April 2022

2058. ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Georgia Commemorates 40th Anniversary of Its Liberation. ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

New issues.

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ธ South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands postal service -  

25 April 2022 - 40th anniversary of South Georgia’s liberation from Argentinian occupation - 1 miniature sheet containing a single stamp. Designed by Bee Design and lithographed by Cartor and perforated 13 x 13.5. Production coordinated by Creative Direction. Rating:- *****.

  Thanks to Juliet Warner of Pobjoy Stamps for information about this issue.

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Royal Mail -

Post and Go stamps.

18 February 2022 - London 2022 Philatelic Exhibition, dispensed from kiosk A001 (London Postal Museum) and kiosk A013 (Mail Rail) -  2 stamps - Machin Head design (A001) and Mail Rail design (A013).

27 February 2022 - First issue of Machin Head Post and Go stamp with ‘The Postal Museum’ inscription but with no added inscription other than that - 1 stamp. Dispensed from kiosk A001.

30 March 2022 - Postal Museum dispensed from kiosk A001 - 2 stamps. New exhibition, ‘Sorting Britain’ (postcodes). Union Jack and Machin Head designs with additional inscription “Sorting Britain”.

30 March 2022 - Postal Museum (kiosk A001) 6 stamps. First use of Mail by air stamps at the Postal Museum with no additional inscription apart from ‘The Postal Museum’ itself.

1 April 2022 - 40th anniversary of the Falklands War - 4 stamps - Union Jack and Machin Head designs dispensed by kiosks A003 (Fleet Air Arm Museum) and A004 (RN Submarine Museum) with additional identical inscriptions “Falklands 40th”.

  Similar items are also expected from the Royal Navy Museum (kiosk A002) and Explosion! Museum (kiosk A007) but the machines were not functioning on the intended first day of issue. 
  Similar items were also dispensed at the HMS Trincomalee Museum (kiosk 006) but I do not yet have illustrations of them.

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