In the huge lot of First Day Covers (FDC) that we bought, there were a certain amount of non Great Britain covers. We have placed them aside and counted them into bundles of ten (10) different covers. Some are Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man all of which issue FDC’s in far smaller numbers than our Post Office. But I have also included other countries, including two from Africa.
We don’t know which countries you are going to get, as we have someone who doesn’t know anything about stamps counting them out. That way, if something scarce or rare comes up, it is still included in the package. You can have ten different non GB First Day Covers at a reasonable price. If you order a great number of bundles there is some chance that there might be some slight duplication, but the more you order, the more you get.
This set of four covers was issued by the Radio Times to commemorate the 70th Birthday
of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II in 1996. Each cover contains a special commemorative stamp
from the Scottish island of Gairsay and two British stamps to cover the postage.
Each cover has a full colour drawing of the Queen and her different residencies:
Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Sandringham House and Balmoral Castle. These are
beautiful covers and quite difficult to get these days. We can offer the set of four covers with
both Scottish and British stamps on them for a teriffic price, but
supplies are limited.
In 1996 when the Post Office went on strike, Coincraft was the only company in the world to legally
issue stamps. We issued six different postage stamps, with a face value of 1p, 10p, 25p, 50p, £1
& £5. Each stamps depicting the coins of Edward VIII, that would have been issued had Edward not
abdicated. The stamps were printed by The House of Questa, the same firm that used to print stamps
for the Post Office.
We have just 100 of the covers, cancelled with the date of the strike 6.8.96 and containing one of
the crownsized Edward VIII Great Britain medallic replica. We thought that we were out of stock years
ago, but a visit to one of our vault rooms proved me wrong. A fantastic item and priced to tempt and
In 1994 the Post Office issued a set of four stamps for famous Golf Courses. They were St. Andrews,
Carnoustie: Luckyslap, Turnberry 9th Hole and Royal Troon. They also issued what looks like postcards,
but are actually called PHQ’s of these four stamps. Which means Post Office House of Questa.
The House of Questa was the company that actually printed the stamps for the Post Office.
We were offered the four PHQ’s at a price that we thought was fantastic, so we bought all they had, after all
there are a lot of golf enthusiasts in the world. You can have all four PHQ’s which are now 25 years old at a very good price. Supplies are limited and they are excellent gifts for anyone interested in Golf and most
will have never seen these.
This is something that everyone will
want, either for themselves or as a
present, but there is a limit of 2
Collections per order. These are beautiful
First Day Covers made up between
about 2002 and 2011. But there is a hole
in the middle of each cover; this was to
hold a crownsized coin. Mercury who
issued them made more covers than
coins. They had a warehouse full and we
Each package is 20 different covers
the vast majority of Royal interest. You
have a full cover photograph and an
actual stamp cancelled with a special
cancellation. Some of the stamps have a
face value of over £1.00. But here is the
bargain you get 20 different covers all
with stamps for just £8.50, which makes
them 42.5 Pence each. The stamps alone
are worth more in many cases.
They are colourful, yes they have a
hole for a coin in them, but they are 42.5
Pence each, talk about a bargain. Limit
two sets per order. Each package is different,
but there will be some duplication
between packages. Get them while they
In 2007 it was the 30th anniversary
of the death of Elvis
Presley. Benham in Folkestone
issued four special covers with
their ‘silk’ pictures on them.
Each cover has a different photo
along with a 1st class stamp for
‘Love’. But best of all the Post
Office attached to each a first
class stamp with a colour reproduction
of the photo on the cover.
You get Elvis in his Army uniform,
as a cowboy, in a blue
mood and film with his signature.
They are marked ‘End of a Rock
and Roll Era 1935-1977’. You get
all four ‘silk’ First Day Covers but
supplies are limited.