Menu
Cart 0

Post & Go releases

Find below a list of the releases from our Post & Go machine in the foyer of Freeling House. Click on the title of each to jump to more information. To keep up to date with the last Post & Go news, please sign up to our Post & Go eBulletin and you will be emailed in advance of each new issue.

A Royal Mail Hytech Post & Go machine was first installed in our foyer on 3 December 2012. This was replaced on 24 March 2014 by a new A001 machine which was a development of the previous machine. An additional “pod” was added in October 2014 and the machine, still A001, is now termed Post & Go+. The new machine can vend up to four different stamp designs.

Postage Dues 19/02/2014
Inland Airmail 20/08/2014
Poppy 21/10/2014
Winter Greenery 13/11/2014
Trollope 18/02/2015
Penny Black 06/05/2015
Heraldic Beasts 16/09/2015
Poppy 2015 19/10/2015
Fur and Feathers 16/11/2015
The Postal Museum 01/02/2016
Postal Transport Heritage 17/02/2016
Mail Coach 01/03/2016
Edward VIII 14/09/2016
Poppy and Hibernating Animals 2016
Mail by Rail 15/02/2017

Postage Dues 19/02/2014
The limited edition featured both the Union Flag and Machin First Class Post & Go stamps bearing the underprint “The B.P.M.A./ Postage Due 1914” with a BPMA cancellation dated with the first day of issue.

First Day Cover
Limited run: 300

Inland Airmail 20/08/2014
The BPMA marked the 80th anniversary of UK Inland Airmail with the launch of a special commemorative Post & Go stamp, including a pictorial element for the first time. The underprint incorporated the airmail logo designed by Theyre Lee-Elliott in 1934 for use on Inland Airmail posters, flyers and labels, with the text “Inland Airmail 1934”.

First Day Cover
Limited run: 300

Presentation Pack
Limited run: 100

Stampex Presentation Pack
Unlimited run

Poppy 21/10/2014
The Poppy Post & Go issue, unveiled at Autumn Stampex, became available from The BPMA, commemorating Armistice Day and Remembrance events. The Poppy design was issued alongside the standard Machin, second class Machin and the Union Flag stamps. The text on the underprint read “The B.P.M.A.”.

First Day Cover
Limited run: 200

Presentation Pack
Unlimited run

Winter Greenery 13/11/2014
Winter Greenery stamps bearing the underprint ‘The B.P.M.A’. The First class reel featured Butcher’s Broom and Holly images, while Second class featured Mistletoe and Common Ivy images. The Winter Greenery designs was issued alongside the standard Machin, second class Machin and the Union Flag stamps. The text on the under print reads “The B.P.M.A.”

First Day Cover
Limited run: 200

Trollope 18/02/2015
To celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of novelist, and pillar box pioneer, Anthony Trollope the BPMA issued a special commemorative underprint on Post & Go stamps. The Trollope underprint was printed on the standard Machin, and second class Machin designs but not the Union Flag stamps. The illustrated design featured an impression of the BPMA’s Channel Islands pillar box from c.1853 and the text for the underprint reads: The B.P.M.A. Trollope 200.

First Day Cover
Limited run: 200

Presentation Pack
Unlimited run

Penny Black 06/05/2015
A commemorative underprint to mark the 175th anniversary of the issue of the world’s first postage stamp. The underprint featured a graphic of the Maltese Cross, the iconic postmark cancellation created to prevent the Penny Black being re-used. The text for the underprint reads The BPMA Penny Black 175.

First Day Cover
Limited run: 400

Presentation Pack
Unlimited run

Europhilex First Day Cover
Limited run: 300

Heraldic Beasts 16/09/2015
The Heraldic Lion design was first used in a strip with five other Heraldic Beasts at Europhilex, however this was the first time that it has been used alone as a generic image. The stamp will bear the standard BPMA underprint.

First Day Cover
Limited run: 300

Presentation Pack
Unlimited run

Poppy 2015 19/10/2015
A re-release of the Poppy Post & Go issue issued in 2014 (see above) commemorating Armistice Day and Remembrance events. The Poppy design was issued alongside the standard Machin, second class Machin and the Union Flag stamps. The text on the underprint read “The B.P.M.A.”.

First Day Cover
Limited run: 200

Fur and Feathers 16/11/2015
Winter Greenery stamps bearing the underprint ‘The B.P.M.A’. The First class reel featured ‘Red Fox’ and ‘Red Squirrel’ images, while Second class featured ‘Mountain Hare’ and ‘Redwing’ images. The text on the under print will read “The B.P.M.A.

First Day Cover
Limited run: 200

Presentation Pack
Unlimited run

The Postal Museum 01/02/2016
The BPMA will launch its new brand to the public and officially change its name to The Postal Museum. As part of this rebrand, the overprint on the BPMA’s Post & Go will change to reflect the new name, featuring the new logo and the words ‘The Postal Museum’. This will appear on the Machin, Union Flag and Heraldic Lion designs.

First Day Cover
Limited run: 200

Presentation Pack
Unlimited run

Postal Transport Heritage 17/02/2016
On Wednesday 17th February a new pictorial set of Post and Go stamps will be released telling the story of how transportation of post has changed over the past five hundred years. These are the first special issue to feature our new branding and will be on first class values only.

Presentation Pack
Unlimited run

Mail Coach 01/03/2016
Read the press release here

From Friday 1 April we will be exclusively offering a digitally printed version of the Mail Coach stamp from the Royal Mail Heritage: Transport Post & Go set. This will replace the full set which will be available until Thursday 31 March and will be available in all values.

Presentation Pack
Unlimited run

Edward VIII 14/09/2016
Read the press release here

Coinciding with the 80th anniversary of the Edward VIII 1d value issue and the first day of Autumn Stampex, a new overprint will be available from the Post and Go+ machine in The Postal Museum foyer and will feature on both 1st and 2nd class Machin reels. In addition to The Postal Museum logo, the overprint will feature a graphic illustration of the royal cipher for Edward VIII, as designed by him and used on royal household mail, as well as the text "King Edward VIII 1936". The stamps will be available from The Postal Museum foyer during standard opening hours from Wednesday 14 September until close on Friday 11 November, replacing the normal Machins. The Union Flag and Mail Coach designs will continue to be offered with the present overprint and will not change.


First Day Cover
Limited run of 200

Presentation Pack
Unlimited run

Poppy and Hibernating animals
Read the press release here

No shop products being created for these issues. 

Mail by Rail
Read the press release here

Postcards, presentation packs and covers will be available. 

Sign up to the eBulletin for news on future releases and products.

If you would like further information regarding the products or delivery options, please telephone our customer services team on 020 7239 5500 or e-mail shop@postalmuseum.org.