Category: Buckingham Covers

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Flying Scotsman & Me

FLYING SCOTSMAN & ME By Sarah Griggs I think my real interest in trains started when I was nine years old and my parents took my brother and I to the Lake District one summer (it was the summer of 1976, but the end of the summer, as I recall...

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New Shakespeare First Day Covers

New set of 10 stamps produced by Royal Mail in line with the 400th Anniversary of the Death of William Shakespeare. By Sue Knox 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Shakespeare was a playwright, actor and English poet and is widely regarded as one of...

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Sailing our First Day Covers

The life of a cover producer. What could be easier? Stick on the stamps, postmark it, finished. Only it doesn’t always go that way. Tony Buckingham, the man behind the UK’s top cover publishers – and the creators of the best selling Cunard range – explains. “Let me tell you...

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Heritage Transport

ROYAL MAIL POST & GO HERITAGE TRANSPORT FDC As part of the Royal Mail’s 500 Year celebrations in 2016 they have released a set of six ‘Heritage Transport’ themed Post & Go stamps. These Post & Go stamps are released on the 17th February alongside the New Issue set of...

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500 Years of Royal Mail

The stamps embargo for the February 2016 Royal Mail 500 Years issue has been lifted and we can officially unveil the design of our fantastic stamps and miniature sheet covers. The stamps cover features a stunning ‘Mail Coaches on the Road‘ design and has been produced alongside the Bath Postal...

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5 First Day Cover Gifts for Grandad

Christmas is just around the corner and there is plenty of First Day Covers to buy for Grandad! Here’s 5 that we’ve got in mind, click to view; 1/ This cover commemorates the Centenary of the Formation of The Royal Flying Corps. It features a stamp and label and is...