Gold Horizon Machin Head Label-Last Day Cover from Camden Town

An unannounced new Horizon postage label, bearing the Machin Head and with simulated perforations went on trial at Camden High Street Branch only , in London, on Monday 8th June 2009.

Printed by De La Rue in gold with security printing of wavy “ROYAL MAIL”

These labels were used on Royal Mail Special Delivery items only

After three months and three days, the trial has now (11th Sept 2009) come to an end.

No other branches will sell the label or any further extension will occur for the time being.

Any further developments may utilise a different label to that used at Camden High Street Post Office

This cover is available for purchase in our shop at £45

Last Day Of Horizon Gold Machin Head Labels announced!

The Post Office have indicated that the last day of sale of the Horizon Gold Machin Head labels, currently being used at one branch (Camden High Street, London, NW1 ) will be 11th September 2009. No other branches will sell the label  or any further extention will occur for the time being.  Any further developments may utilise a different label to that used at Camden.

A reposting facility will be available for the last day only – All covers must reach Camden Town Crown office by next Friday (Absolutely no back dating will be possible) and payment to cover the Special Delivery rate of at least £4.95 must be made by Postal Order payable to ‘Post Office Ltd’ only.

Covers should be addressed to:

Branch manager
Camden Town Crown office
114-120 Camden High Street,
Camden
London, NW1 0RR
It may be necessary to restrict quantities if stock run low. RMSD Covers can only be sent to UK addresses.
(If any overseas customers require covers -please contact me asap- postagelabelsuk@gmx.com)

Old Street (205) Post & Go Machine -Go-Live 19th August 2009

First Day Cover from the First Day of Operation at Old Street (205)  Crown Office , London EC1

New Horizon Label Indicators!

Some Horizon Indicators are due to change from tomorrow 27/07/09 :-

1LL becomes 1LG

2LL becomes 2LG

BLL becomes BLG

AX becomes AAX

First day covers will be listed soon- in the meanwhile the now obsolete indicators are currently available on FDC in my Ebay shop.

More Record-Breaking Prices for Postage Label Related Items!

Continuing from the Gold Machin Horizon Trial Postage Label FDC that fetched £95.54 related items are continuing to break all records for prices realised at auction for ‘recent’ philatelic items- demonstrating  the enormous interest in ATM Philately items. Yesterday (18th July 2009) a ‘First Day Cover’ of the new ‘Smartstamp’ Style Post and Go label issued only on 30th June 2009  and with a face value of 30p realised £32.00!

Post & Go(Wincor Nixdorf) New Indicia Label on FDC

Post & Go (Wincor/Nixdorf) New 'Smartstamp' Indicia Label on FDC

Similarly, a small selection of used Post and Go labels fetched £9.19 – a nice premium over face

Don’t forget many of these items are available from both my Ebay shop and my Blog Shop.

UK ATM Philately-The Modern Collecting Alternative!

Camden Town Post & Go -Go-Live

High Street, Camden Town Post And Go has been confirmed as now gone-live with a first day of 16th July.

A full updated list of all existing installations and projected one will appear here soon, including the latest ‘New Entry’ – City Of Bath Crown Office.

Mainstream Philatelic Press Coverage Of Postage Labels of the UK!

The August 2009 edition of Stamp Magazine has covered the  Trial of the Gold machin Horizon Postage Label  at Camden Town with a picture on the front cover and a detailed article inside!

Mainstream Coverage Of Gold Machin Label Trial At Camden Town!

Mainstream Coverage Of Gold Machin Label Trial At Camden Town!

As titled ‘Shock New Machin Variety goes on trial’.

‘SmartStamp’ Style Post and Go Labels Go-Live

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In a further quest towards a unified set of labels and to aid operational processing, Post and Go kiosks yesterday(30th June 2009) started to be upgraded to print labels that conform to the existing ‘smartstamp’ format.

First Day Cover of New Machin Head Horizon Label- 8th June 2009

Record Breaking UK Modern FDC! Camden Town Gold Machin Horizon Label

A limited number of First Day Covers were produced for the new Machin Head Horizon Labels

– If you wish to purchase FDC s or other items please visit my Online Shop or my Ebay pages.

UPDATE- RECORDING BREAKING COVER- The above cover and similar items have commended record-breaking prices when auctioned on Ebay..  The current record being £94.54 !

Post & Go Screenshots

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