Welcome to the June 2014 edition of the Albany Stamps collector e-newsletter.
In the past month we have added plenty of new stamp issues to our shop site www.albanystamps.co.uk covering folded and bar coded stamp booklets, First Day Covers, miniature sheets, commemoratives and definitive. So it is worth a revisit to areas on the site.
Next 2014 new stamp issue to be aware of:
On the 17 July six days before the Opening Ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games, there will an issue of be six commemorative stamps to celebrate the largest sporting and cultural festival that Glasgow and Scotland has ever hosted. Each of the six stamps features innovative artwork, created by Dutch illustrator Nanette Hoogslag, using dynamic imagery. Each stamp illustrates one of six chosen Commonwealth Games sports featuring Judo, Swimming, Marathon, Squash, Netball and Para-Sport Track Cycling. The issue range includes a presentation pack, First Day Cover, coin cover, stamp cards and retail book.
This months featured future Society Stamps Fairs & Auctions:
Yorkshire Philatelic Association Annual convention Saturday 5th July 10am to 4.30pm at the Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, 154 Northgate, Wakefield WF1 3QX.Further info 01924 271218 or 01924 259713.
We always welcome customer requests for items not yet loaded our site www.albanystamps.co.uk and usually can source very quickly. So do ask if there is something you cannot find to complete your order.
Best Regards Janet Hampton