Machin News - Issues in [2021]

   

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2021 Summary

Date Issue Source Value Printer
1st Jan Tariff Rate changes Post & Go   Walsall
14th Jan National Parks Retail Booklet 6x1st Walsall
         
16th Feb Only Fools and Horses PSB £21.70 Cartor
  Only Fools and Horses Retail Booklet 6x1st Walsall
         

 



2021 General Notes

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) codes are allocated on a company by company basis. The four current printers hold the following FSC codes :-

 
Company
FSC Code
 
Cartor
C100572
 
De La Rue
C020244
 
Enschedé
C017480
 
Walsall
C023216

International Security Printers is a group name that includes Cartor and Walsall. Thus, when this is quoted by Royal Mail, the FSC code needs to be referred to in order to determine the printer in the group that actually printed the product.



January 2021

New Tariff Rates came into effect on 1st January 2021. The 2nd class rate rose from 65p to 66p, while the 1st class rate rose from 76p to 85p. Some of the other NVI rate changes include :-

Rate Old Price Prices from 1st Jan 2021
Second class
65p
66p
First class
76p
85p
Large Second class
88p
96p
Large First class
£1.15
£1.29
Europe (20 gms) World (10 gms)
£1.45
£1.70
Europe (100 gms)
£1.70
£1.70
Worldwide (20 gms)
£1.70
£1.70
Worldwide (100 gms)
£2.50
£2.55
Royal Mail Signed For First
£2.06
£2.25
Royal Mail Signed For Large
£2.45
£2.69
Special Delivery (to 100g)
£6.70
£6.85
Special Delivery (to 500g)
£7.50
£7.65
Post & Go Collectors Strips : Second Class rises from 1.53 to 1.62 and First Class from 10.11 to 13.84.

To view the Royal Mail Price card effective from 1st Jan 2021 - Click Royal Mail Jan 2021 Price List here

New Machin and Country Pictorial values were issued on the 23rd December 2020 to cover these Tariff rate changes - Click Link to latest Machin denominations here to view.

The Post & Go Collectors strip of six now has the NVI Tariff Rates - 1st. 1st Large, Euro 100g / World 20g, Worldwide 100g, Europe Large 100g and Worldwide Large 100g.

The four higher NVI values from the Collectors Strip of Six


The first special issue for 2021 takes the theme - National Parks and will be issued on 14th January 2021. A Custom Retail Booklet will accompany this issue and was printed by Walsall. The Custom Retail Booklet of 6x1st contains two 1st class NVI special issue stamps - 'Peak District' and 'Snowdonia' while the 4x1st class NVI Royal Mail Red stamps have the iridescent codes of 'MCIL' and 'M21L'.


February 2021

A set featuring the television programme - Only Fools and Horses will be issued on 16th February 2021. Associated with this issue will be Custom Retail and Prestige Booklets. The Custom Retail Booklet of 6x1st contains two 1st class NVI special issue stamps - 'Del Boy' and 'Rodney' while the 4x1st class NVI Royal Mail Red stamps have the iridescent codes of 'MCIL' and 'M21L'.

The Prestige Stamp Booklet will be priced at 21.70 - yes, Booklets now costing over £20 ! The Machin pane (pane 2) contains 3x20p, 2x2nd NVI and 3x1st NVI Machin definitives all with the iridescent codes of 'MPIL' and 'M20L'.

 

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