2004 Trial Of ‘All In One’ Special Delivery Horizon Label

Cover showing example of ‘all in one’ Horizon postage label incorporating a Special Delivery barcoded label which was inserted into the printer in one piece.  Trialled in one branch (Albemarle Street , London W1) in June 2004.

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.

‘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 !

What Do Those Numbers Mean?

For an explanation of the numbers shown on Postage Labels please click here

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