New GB definitives for price rise

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08 April 2019
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Royal Mail have issued a new set of definitives and country definitives following the recent price rise.

The six new definitive stamps feature the familiar bas-relief portrait by Arnold Machin OBE, RA, with typography by Jeffery Matthews MBE, FCSD, FRSA and come in the following colours: Orchid Mauve (£1.35), Amber Yellow (£1.60), Gooseberry Green (£2.30), Spruce Green (£2.80), 

Dark Pine Green (£3.45) and Bright Orange (£3.60). The full set costs £15.80, and two first day covers, with different postmarks, are available for £18.65. A presentation pack is available for £15.80.

Meanwhile the set of eight new country definitives is available for £11.60 with two-stamp first day covers available for each country, priced at £4, and a presentation pack available for £12.30.

Stamp details

Definitives

Stamp size: 20mm x 24mm

Number per sheet: Gravure

Printer: International Security Printers

Print process: Gravure

Perforations: 15 x 14

Phosphor: Bars as appropriate

Gum: Self-adhesive

Number per sheet: 25

Country Definitives

Stamp size: 20mm x 24mm 

Perforations: 15 x 14

Printer: International Security Printers

Print Process: Lithography

Phosphor: Bars as appropriate

Gum: PVA 

Number per sheet: 25 

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