Coincraft Private Deliver Stamps 1996 Postofficestrike Certificate Diana Charles For SaleWe recently purchased a collection of items all pertaining to Princess Diana & or UKRoyalty& orGovernance (including letters singed by Diana--these we are looking to get authenticated, if you can suggest where to do that we would love to hear from you) -- We will be offering all the pieces of this entire collection for sale here on . You can see the collection by searching on DIANA in our store.
<--- click on the red tag to go to our store and see all the wonderments we have gathered this week to sell on -- and be sure to add me to your favorites list! and check back often -- we add new things to our collection every 1996 the government on the UK suspended "The Post Office Monopoly" on delivering letters for a 30 day period.
This was the government's response to strike actions by the postal workers which had been disrupting delivery of the mail for some time.
During this 30 day "monopoly free" period which started on the 6th August 1996, private carriers were given the right to deliver letters which had previously been the exclusive province of the Post Office.
Coincraft set up its own private delivery post and issued its own stamps to be used for this purpose. Because COINCRAFT is a coin company, the stamps they issued naturally had coins as their main illustration.
One was a group of 6 stamps with illustrations of coins issued to commemorate the Wedding of Charles & Diana.
The values ranged from 1 Pence through to £5.
Here we have a "Certificate of Authenticity" from COINCRAFT with all six stampswith images of Diana & Charlesthat they issued during the strike. The stamps are unused. The Certificate is signed by Richard Lobel, Director of Coincraft, London, England
CONDITION: Has beenstoredrolled up and it has crease down the middle. Please see photos for more details to pay shipping: An exact quote for Shipping Costs can be obtained using 's shipping calculator. We do combine for shipping but to get combined shipping rates you MUST contact us to get an invoice and you must pay for your items from the invoice we send you. will only generate invoices that charge separate shipping fees for every items.
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