Five for Friday
Welcome to our 5 for Friday blog post. Below are my top 5 picks for this week.
You can view any of the items below in more detail by clicking on the image.
Any of these would make a fantastic gift for a loved one.
1. – 1966 Christmas Cover with a Bethlehem Postmark
This fantastic 1966 Christmas cover was produced 52 years ago! These were the first ever Christmas stamps issued by Royal Mail as a result of a of a competition held by children’s TV show, Blue Peter. It features the first two Christmas stamps along with a Bethlehem postmark.
2. – Stamp Starter Kit
This lovely stamp starter kit is a must for the budding philatelist in your life. It comes with a Lighthouse stock album, magnifier, a pack of 250 different worldwide stamps (to get you started), and also includes a special stamp that is over 100 years old!
3. – Christmas 2018 First Day Cover
I couldn’t do a post without including our lovely 2018 Christmas cover. It showcases the brand new Christmas 2018 stamps issued on 1st November this year and features a stunning image of a lovely wintry scene of people posting their Christmas mail.
4. – Standard Blue Cover Album
This is our lovely standard blue cover album. It is a great, affordable way to protect and store your precious covers. It comes with 15 very high quality double album leaves (that will hold up to 60 covers).
5. – 2001 Space Tourism First Day Cover
This was where it all began. Our first ever Buckingham Cover! It features four 2001 ‘The Future’ stamps and has a rocket Liverpool postmark.