Welcome to the March 2014 edition of the Albany Stamps collector e-newsletter.
New Site Feature: Due to a growing popular demand we have added a ‘wants list’ and a ‘subscription to new issues’ tab boxes on the right hand side of our website home page. So do feel free to send us your wants if you cannot find them on the site, or send details of what regular new issues you want.
Next GB stamp issues to be aware of:
Uk postal rates will increase on the 31st March 2014:- 1st class will cost 62p , 1st class large letter will cost 93p, 2nd class will coast 53p, 2nd class large letter will cost 73p.
The basic 1st and 2nd, Large Letter, and inland Signed For and Special Delivery rates are catered for by existing stamps. Changes will be necessary for stamps for international services with the following new definitive stamps: 81p holly green (correction - not 88p), 97p purple heather, £1.47 dove grey, £2.15 marine turquoise, plus four 97p country definitives.
The next commemorative issue in March 2014 celebrates another selection of remarkable individuals from the realms of sport, design, economics, heroism and the arts. The 10 stamp set commemorates individuals who were born in 1914.
Regards Janet Hampton