Birds Faststamps fly at Stampex
The first pictorial “faststamps” went live today at Stampex as well as 31 other Offices and proved to be very popular with collectors both old and new. A queue formed early on at the Post & Go machine at Stampex and continued for most of the day. European dealers flew in specially for the event and purchased the maximum possible within their 15 min allocated slot. Some collectors were slightly puzzled by the options available to them, as the Royal Mail literature had only offered the 1st Class preprinted variants via mail order , so many believed that this was also the only option available to them from the kiosk , were but soon got the hang of things when assisted by fellow collectors and staff. A big success!