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Adrian08/01/2013 14:46:06
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We're getting reports in that some of the London Underground stamps were being sold this morning, seeing that the selvedge on the sheets apparently mentions a first day of issue of 8 January, rather than the official first day of issue, which is supposed to be 9 January.

Apparently, Royal Mail has been informing post offices at 10am this morning that they should postpone the sale of these stamps until tomorrow.

Has anyone been able to get them today?

Or (for those reading this after the eighth), has anyone been able to secure a postmark of the 8th of January?

Julia Lee08/01/2013 14:54:21
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Printed selvedge would be good, too!

Conon10/01/2013 19:07:15
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Obtained cylinder blocks showing issue date 8 January at local post office today....unaware of error until lady in charge of sub office told me...a 'few' stamps were sold before 10am to non philatelic customers.

Ken.............Conon Bridge ,Ross-shire.

Julia Lee11/01/2013 09:00:02
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Ken - do you have a scanner? Could you scan them for us?

Conon11/01/2013 13:41:28
2 forum posts London Underground Set showing 8 January...have scanned but unable to insert to forward to you!


Julia Lee11/01/2013 14:06:54
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Best to email - julia (dot) lee@ mytimemedia (dot) com. I'd like to use it in News if that's ok.

I'll put it up for you.

The easiest way to add an image is to start an album, upload it to that, and then use the little camera icon above.

Julia Lee15/01/2013 11:57:29
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Ken - are you still out there?

Does anyone have an example of the LU stamps postmarked on Jan 8? We'd love to illustrate one!

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