Great Britain’s Royal Mail has announced rate increases which will come into affect at the end of March. A first class letter will now cost 64 pence while the cost for second class mail will be fifty-five pence.

This increase will mean many new stamps being issued to reflect the new rates. However present 1st and 2nd class stamps will remain valid.

It is estimated that there are well over 5000 different varieties of the regular (Machin) stamps to challenge the collector. Now you can look for even more, new self-adhesive Machin definatives to add to your collection !