CELEBRATE 50 years with us!

Cotswold and Stuart Covers have been in the new issue business for 50 years now with Stuart being the oldest First Day Cover in existence - yes, even longer than Royal Mail covers!

There are ten first class Smilers stamps with labels attached showing postmarks we have sponsored over the years, along with fascinating "factoids" relating to each stamp issue.

A Limited Edition not to be missed !!!!

50 Years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mint Price : £20.00

 

 

Agatha Christie

15th September 2016

This set of stamps commemorates the mysteries of the biggest-selling novelist of all time marking the centenary of Agatha Christie writing her first story, the 'birth' of Hercule Poirot, as well as the 40th anniversary of Christie's death. The six special stamps mark the timeless characters and absorbing mysteries of 'The Queen of Crime'

Agatha Christie

 

 

 

 

Price: First Day Cover: £14.15

Price: First Day Envelope (without stamps): £2.20

 

 

Post & Go - Ladybirds

14th September 2016

The second in the Post and Go series for 2016. A celebration of British Ladybirds and their surprising variety of colours and forms.

Ladybirds are beetles of the Coccinellidae group. They spend the winter in a dormant state and in early Spring emerge to forage. Of the 46 species that live in the UK, the 2013 ladybird survey identified 26 as readily recognisable as ladybirds.

 

Ladybirds

 

 

 

 

 

 Price: First Day Cover: £14.15

Price: First Day Envelope (without stamps): £2.20

 

 

Great Fire of London

2nd September 2016

 

In September 2016 Royal Mail will issue a six stamp commemoration of one of the most famous events in British history on its 350th anniversary.

Gt Fire

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price: First Day Cover: £14.15

Price: First Day Envelope (without stamps): £2.20

 

 

Landscape Gardens

16th August 2016

2016 marks the 300th anniversary of Capability Brown's birth, an event which will be widely celebrated throughout the UK, Lancelot 'Capability' Brown is remembered as 'the last of the great 18th century artists' and England's greatest gardener.

Landscape Gdns

 

 

 

 

Price: First Day Cover: £14.15

Price: First Day Envelope (without stamps): £2.20

 

 

Beatrix Potter

28th July 2016

This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter with  a ten stamp issue to celebrate the timeless characters she created, which are loved worldwide. The stamps are in se-tenant pairs.

Beatrix Potter (1866 - 1943) devised some of the best loved characters of children's books of all time. With 250m sales she is one of the most published authors of all time.

Beatrix Potter

 

 

 

 

 


Price: First Day Cover: £14.15

Price: First Day Envelope (without stamps): £2.20

 

If you wish to receive any of these or future First Day Covers, please let us know. All collectors subscribing to our New Issue Service (whether it be for every issue or just ad hoc) will receive our informtion sheet on the stamp issue, an illustrated Newsletter giving further information on future issues, plus flyers of new products.

 

Back Catalogue: this is work in progress and we're making a start from the most recent issues, working back to 1965! It will take some time as each item has to be scanned, priced and written about but do please keep checking it to see how we're progressing! You can buy online - a historic moment for us!

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