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Kevin Clarke-Roberts30/01/2011 13:34:23
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Has anyone ever created a Special cover, to commemorate a special event etc; not for first day issue stamps.

I would like to commemorate a special event occuring in April, I can do the design on envelope, How do I go about getting a postmark or cancel for the day from a location. In this case it would be from Doncaster UK on Wednesday April 6th.

All help would be extremely grateful.

Best Wishes to All

Stephen Weir30/01/2011 14:51:26
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Hi Kevin, I'm a member of Edinburgh Philatelic Society and although I haven't personally designed a cover, I believe that a couple of members of the Society have. They have also designed Special Postmarks as well which were subsequently used by Royal Mail. I've seen submitted artwork for postmarks & proof impressions in colours which were never used postally. It could be worth contacting the Secretary of Edinburgh Philatelic Society.

Kevin Clarke-Roberts30/01/2011 14:54:55
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Hi Stephen

Thanks for replying.. All help is welcome.

Will be in touch with them soon..

Thanks again

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