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Mail Art UK

I'm just interested to see how many mail artists in the UK right now. Are you one?

Website: http://a1mailart.blogspot.com/
Location: Cheshire UK
Members: 88
Latest Activity: Jan 16

The UK Embassy

Some stamps that me and Vittore Baroni in Italy collaborated on a couple of years ago.

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RIP Dawn Redwood

Started by Michael Leigh. Last reply by Mail Art Martha Mar 9, 2020. 4 Replies

Sad news just in that Dawn lost her long fight with cancer recently.  Deepest sympathy goes out to all her friends and family.Continue

What Is It That Makes It So Postal ?

Started by Michael Leigh. Last reply by Jennifer Wallace Oct 18, 2019. 2 Replies

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El Titnoiss Ucsid

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Comment by Mail Art Martha on January 16, 2021 at 6:00am

Yes you are lucky over there Bradford.

Thanks Mel Anie. I made a good investment all those years ago but I do not put it pass the PO to cancel them somehow. I shall check prices regularly now, it would have been dreadful if Alan Brignull had not told me.

Comment by Bradford on January 15, 2021 at 9:13pm

I forgot to add, sorry about your privatized postal rates going up every year.  As you can see from the table I posted, our rates do not go up as often and are lower overall.  The future, I cannot predict.

Comment by Bradford on January 15, 2021 at 9:05pm

US postal rates are set to change on the 26th of January 2021.  (They are not already in place.)  Here is a summary:

Product Current Rate New Rate
Letters (1 oz.)  55 cents  55 cents (no change)
Letters additional oz.  15 cents   20 cents 
Letters Nonmachinable Surcharge  20 cents  21 cents
Domestic Postcards   35 cents   36 cents 
Flats (1 oz.)   $1 (no change)   $1 (no change) 
Letters - International $1.20  $1.20 (no change)
Comment by Mel Anie on January 15, 2021 at 8:25pm

Non-denominational 2nd class and 1st class stamps are always valid, Martha, whatever price you paid for them. 2nd class costs 66p now. 1st class, 85p. But if you bought them when they were cheaper and they have not been used, you can use them.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on January 15, 2021 at 8:22pm

Second class stamps are surely OK? I bought lots of them years ago

Comment by Michael Leigh on January 15, 2021 at 3:55pm

Yes, a bit of a shock.  Luckliy I found out last December so bought a big stack of 2nd class  stamps along with my Xmas stamps.  The PO is sneaky like that!  I might be using carrier pigeon from now on!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on January 15, 2021 at 3:04pm

Does everybody know that PO prices have changed since January 1st? I did not, the PO could have found a way to make it public. I nearly sent my next batch with less postage than the necessary.

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Comment by Amanda on July 20, 2020 at 5:59pm

Thanks Jennifer, This is great. I will be taking part once I get the time to commit to it, it does look great.  

 

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