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Machin First Day Cover Design

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Machin Design

Blake have teamed up with the Postal Museum to once again support in the creative design of their new First Day Cover and Presentation Pack.

The new design features photography taken from Arnold Machin’s sculptured portraits of the Queen, including the latter portrait that has since become a symbol of the monarchy, recognised the world over. The colour palette selected for the latest post and go stamps includes, selections from Machin that were used in the original stamp definitive of 1967-68.

The Machin Anniversary presentation packs are available to purchase from the Postal Museum Shop, Due to popularity the First Day Cover Sets have sold out.