04 November 2023
The Postal Museum recently marked the opening of the new temporary exhibition ‘Dressed to Deliver’ with new Post & Go stamps and a first day cover.
Available from 18 October 2023, the new ‘The Postal Museum/Dressed to Deliver’ overprint will appear on the ‘Mail by Bike’ stamps originally released in February 2016.
These six designs celebrate the use of innovative modes of transport from the Pentacycle in 1882 to Quad Bikes in 2002.
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In addition to Post & Go stamps, there will be a range of products available including a First Day Cover. This limited edition of 200 First Day Covers feature each of the six designs as first-class stamps with the ‘Dressed to Deliver’ overprint. They are cancelled with the official handstamp for The Postal Museum and are individually numbered.
Also available for purchase will be a limited number of 100 Presentation Packs which will include a collectors’ strip consisting of all values of the ‘Mail by Bike’ stamps with the ‘Dressed to Deliver’ overprint, enclosed in a fold-out card with information about the exhibition.
Meanwhile, The Postal Museum has provided an update on Post & Go following Royal Mail’s announcement.
The Post & Go Kiosks will close at 5pm on 31 December 2023. Therefore, the exhibition souvenirs will be the last First Day Covers and Presentation Packs that The Postal Museum will produce with overprints from our Post & Go machines. The stamps will be available until 31 December at the A001 Post & Go machine in the TPM welcome space, subject to availability.
The Presentation Packs and First Day Covers will be available on site and online at shop.postalmuseum.org until September 2024, subject to availability.