12 October 2012
Royal Mail have revealed the preliminary stamp schedule for 2013. British stamps are set to honour subjects such as author Jane Austen, the London Underground, Classic TV and the Football League. ...
Royal Mail have revealed the preliminary stamp schedule for 2013.
British stamps are set to honour subjects such as:
- author Jane Austen
- the London Underground
- Classic TV (rumoured to be an homage to the sci-fi series Dr Who)
- Football League
The full schedule, shown below, includes eleven special stamp issues, along with a number of Post and Go stamps, retail booklets and smilers sheets.
3 January - Definitive 1st class & 1st class Large red
England and Wales country definitives
9 January - London Underground
7 February - Year of the Snake generic smiler
21 February - Jane Austen (Stampex issue)
22 February - Post and Go stamps: Freshwater Life - Ponds
26 March - Classic TV
16 April - Great Britons 10 x 1st
9 May - 150th anniversary of the Football League
10 May - Generic Smilers – details awaited
30 May - Her Majesty the Queen: Royal Portraits (60th anniversary of the Coronation)
18 June - Classic Locomotives of Northern Ireland MS
25 June - Post and Go stamps: Freshwater Life - Lakes
11 July - Butterflies
13 August - British Auto Legends
19 September - Merchant Navy (Stampex issue)
20 September - Post and Go stamps: Freshwater Life - Rivers
10 October - Dinosaurs
5 November - Christmas
Details and designs for the first commemorative stamp set, celebrating the history of the London Underground transport system have already been revealed.
For full details of the London Underground stamp issue, see the January 2013 issue of Stamp & Coin Mart.
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