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FDC Type Date of Issue Stamps CDS Postmark Purchased Price Image
Scottish Heraldry First Day of Issue 21 July 1987 18p, 22p, 31p, 34p Scottish Heraldry, Banockburn, Stirling [SG 1363-1366] 25 June 2002 £3.30
Scottish Heraldry Royal Mail First Day Cover 21 July 1987 18p, 22p, 31p, 34p First Day of Issue Rothesay Isle of Bute [SG 1363-1366]    
Heraldry Royal Mail FDC [The Post Office] 17 January 1984 16p, 20½p, 28p, 31p The College of Arms 1484-1984 The Heraldry Society Celebrates London WC1 [SG 1236-1239]   £3.25
The City of London Armorial Bearings 1359 17 January 1984 16p, 20½p, 28p, 31p The City of London The Square Mile Financial Capital of the World London EC [SG 1236-1239]   £3.25
Domesday Book [No 301 of 1000] 17 June 1986 17p, 22p, 31p, 34p Domesday Book, Winchester, Hants [SG 1324-1327] 23 June 2002 £6.00
A World of Cats First Day Cover 14 March 1996 20p, 24p, 36p, 42p, 48p, £1.50 Douglas Isle of Man First Day of Issue 14.3.96    
Manx Cats Isle of Man Post Office First Official Stamp and Coin Cover 8 February 1989 16p, 27p, 30p, 40p Douglas Isle of Man First Day of Issue The 8th February 1989    
Manx Cats Isle of Man Post Office First Official Stamp and Coin Cover 8 February 1989 16p, 27p, 30p, 40p Douglas Isle of Man First Day of Issue The 8th February 1989    
Rare Farm Animals Gloucester Old Spot Pig 5 April 1983 1p, 3½p, 12½p Gloucester Old Spot Pig 10 Years of Breeding Cotswold Farm Park, Guiting Power, Cheltenham, Glos. [SG X844, X860, X898]    
First Day Cover Freedom from Hunger 21 March 2005 2½d, 1/3d Meadow Lane Leeds [SG 634 and 635] 5 August 2005 £32.00
KGVI colour change definitions and Festival of Britain First Day Cover 3 May 1951 ½d, 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d x 2, 4d Ulverston, Lancs [SG503 - SG507, SG 513 and SG 514] 2 August 2005 £9.95
World Scout Jubilee Jamboree First Day Cover 1 August 1957 2½d, 4d, 1/3d Meadow Lane Leeds [SG 557-559]    
Eurpoean Postal and Communications [CEPT] First Day Cover 18 September 1961 2d, 4d, 10d Coventry [SG 626-628]    
First Day Cover Olympic Games 29 July 1948 2½d, 3d, 6d, 1/- Gresham House B. O. EC2 [SG 495-498]   £42.00
Centenary of the First Postage Stamp 6th May 1940 6 May 1940 ½d, 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, 3d Raynes Park SW 20 [SG 479-484]   £55.00
Postage Stamp Centenary 1840 1940 Posted on Commemoration Day, May 6th, 1940 6 May 1940 2:30pm ½d, 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, 3d Brighton and Hove, Sussex [SG 479-484]   £55.00
[Postage Stamp Centenary 1840 1940] 6 May 1940 ½d, 1d, 1½d, 2d, 2½d, 3d Stamp Centenary Red Cross Exhibition London [SG 479-484 in blocks of four]    
Pictorial Postcards Royal Mail FDC 1894-1994 12 April 1994 19p, 25p, 30p, 35p, 41p First Day of Issue British Philatelic Bureau Edinburgh [SG 1815-1819]   £4.75
Picture Postcards FDC "The Donkey Driver" 12 April 1994 19p, 25p, 30p, 35p, 41p Picture Postcards Centenary Brighton [SG 1815-1819]   £4.75
Commemorating the centenary of the postcard in Great Britain 1 October 1870 - 1 October 1970 1 October 1970 5d British Postcard Centenary 1870-1970 London W1 [SG 835]   £2.00
Great Britain Sterling Postage Stamps Demonetized 29 February 1972 ½d, 2½d, ½d, 4d Windsor Berks [SG 439, 460, 503 & 733/4]    
John Knox 1572 - 1972 19 September 1972 2½p, 3p, 5p, 7½p British Philatelic Bureau, John Knox Quatercentenary, Edinburgh 19 June 2002 £3.20
Manx Bible Bi-Centenary 29 October 1975 3½p, 7p, 11p, 13p Isle of Man 21 July 2002 £0.40
Royal Mail Millennium First Day Cover
Spirit and Faith
5 December 2000 1st x 2, 2nd x 2, 45p, 65p, Hacheston, Suffolk 5 December 2000
St Edmundsbury Cathedral Commemoration Bury St Edmunds Suffolk 7 November 2000
1 September 2002 £4.50 <
Bicentenary of the visit of John Wesley to the Isle of Man 1777 1977
Isle of Man Post Office Authority
Official First Day Cover
19 October 1977 6p, 7p, 11p, 13p First Day of Issue
Douglas Isle of Man
19 October 1977
22 September 2002 £1.41
Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island, Northumberland 20 March 1987 22p 1,300th Anniversary of the death of St. Cuthbert
20th March 1987
Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed
24 September 2002 £1.20
Queen Elizabeth II Coronation
QE II FDI Coronation 3 June 1953 2:15pm 2½p, 4d, 1/3, 1/6 Margate, Kent [SG532-535 in selvedge pairs] "Long Live The Queen"   £75.00
QE II FDI Coronation 3 June 1953 10:30am 2½p, 4d, 1/3, 1/6 Gravesend, Kent [SG532-535] "Long Live The Queen"   £75.00
QE II FDI Coronation 3 June 1953 2½p, 4d, 1/3, 1/6 Charing Cross, B R WC2 [SG532-535]   £75.00
First Day of Issue Elizabeth II By the Grace of God of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions Beyond the Seas Queen, Defender of the Faith 3 June 1953 11:45am 2½p, 4d, 1/3, 1/6 Southend-on-Sea [SG532-535] "Long Live The Queen"   £75.00
Commemorating the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II June 1953 3 June 1953 6:30pm 2½p Uckfield, Sussex "Long Live The Queen"    
FDC Coronation  H M Queen Elizabeth II June 2nd 1953 3 June 1953 7:15pm 2½p London    
Queen Victoria, King Edward VII & King George V
Penny Postage Diamond Jubilee 1840 - 1890 16 May 1890 ½d Penny Postage Jubilee South Kensington 1840-1890   
Penny Postage Diamond Jubilee 1840 - 1890 19 May 1890 1d Penny Postage Jubilee Guildhall 1840-1890    
Penny Postage Diamond Jubilee 1840 - 1890 8 May 1890 1½d Penny Postage Jubilee Guildhall 1840-1890    
Penny Postage Diamond Jubilee 1840 - 1890 16 May 1890 2d Penny Postage Jubilee Guildhall 1840-1890    
Penny Postage Diamond Jubilee 1840 - 1890 16 May 1890 3d Penny Postage Jubilee Guildhall 1840-1890    
Penny Postage Diamond Jubilee 1840 - 1890 2 July 1890 1d Penny Postage Jubilee South Kensington 1840-1890 [SG 174]    
First day of issue King Edward VII 1 January 1902 ½d Bath [SGC 215 & 217]    
George V coronation 22 June 1911 ½d [SG 325]    
King George V, King Edward VIII & King George VI 11 May 1937 5pm ½d, ½d, ½d Birmingham [SG 439, 457, 462]    
Royal Mail Postage Labels
Royal Mail Postage Labels Royal Mail FDC 1 May 1984 ½p to 16p First Day of Issue Windsor, Berks (32 values on 4 FDCs)   £22.00


Royal Mail Postage Labels Royal Mail FDC 1 May 1984 3½p, 12½p, 16p First Day of Issue Windsor, Berks   £6.50
Royal Mail Postage Labels Royal Mail FDC 1 May 1984 3½p, 12½p, 16p First Day of Issue Southampton   £6.50
Royal Mail Postage Labels Royal Mail FDC 1 May 1984 3½p, 12½p, 16p First Day of Issue Edinburgh   £6.50
Royal Mail Postage Labels Royal Mail FDC 1 May 1984 3½p, 12½p, 16p First Day of Issue Cambridge   £6.50
Royal Mail Postage Labels Royal Mail FDC 1 May 1984 3½p, 12½p, 16p First Day of Issue London EC   £6.50
Royal Mail Postage Labels Royal Mail FDC 1 May 1984 ½p to 4p First Day of Issue Windsor, Berks   £6.50
Signatures
British Post Office FDC European Communities [signed by Edward Heath] 3 January 1973 3p, 5p x 2 First Day of Issue London SW [SG 919-921]   £2.25
Churchill Becomes Prime Minister Official FDC May 10, 1940 [signed by James Callaghan] 10 May 1940 45c Republic of the Marshall Islands First Day of Issue Majuro    
Offical Opening on 25th September 1979 of Central Milton Keynes Shopping Area by the Rt. Hon. Margaret Thatcher PC MP [signed by Margaret Thatcher] 25 September 1979 15p Gt Britain's First Lady Prime Minister Opens Great Britain's Biggest Covered Shopping Area Milton Keynes [SG 1098]    
HMS Conqueror [signed by Margaret Thatcher] [No 59 of 500] 10 April 2001 2nd, 1st, 45p, 65p HMS Conqueror Falklands Leeds [SG 2202-2205]   £72.00
International Churchill Society [signed by Margaret Thatcher] 26 October 2001 4½p, 5½p, 8p, 10p Sir Winston Churchill 50th Anniversary of the Final Victory Woodford Green [SG 962-965] 13 June 2002 £76.00
Longleat House: Sir Winston Churchill's Exhibition Official Cover [signed by the Marquess of Bath] 2 October 1975 7p Warminster, Wilts BA12 9AX [SG 976] 14 June 2002 £9.99
King Arthur
Arthur in Avalon 3 September 1985 17p, 22p, 31p, 34p King Arthur's Avalon Glastonbury, Somerset [SG 1294-1297] 23 June 2002 £6.50
Arthurian Legend Royal Mail FDC 3 September 1985 17p, 22p, 31p, 34p St. Margaret's Church Celebrates Caxton's Printing of Mort D'Arthur, London S.W.1 [SG 1294-1297] 19 June 2002 £3.20
Arthurian Legend First Day of Issue 3 September 1985 17p, 22p, 31p, 34p First Day of Issue Tintagel Cornwall [SG 1294-1297] 1 July 2002 £1.25
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table 3 September 1985 17p, 22p, 31p, 34p The Legendary Camelot Winchester Hants [SG 1294-1297] 1 July 2002 £7.38
Arthurian Legend First Day of Issue Tintagel Castle 3 September 1985 17p, 22p, 31p, 34p First Day of Issue Stockport Cheshire [SG 1294-1297] 2 July 2002 £2.00
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