A new printing date has been reported for the £3.00 national definitive with security slits / self adhesive gum.
Printed by De La Rue, in gravure, 2 phosphor bands: date (23 2/09). The only Previous printing date date known for this value was was 20/01/09
Above are Royal Mail publicity images of the cover and Machin pane from the Royal Society Prestige Booklet (Cartor) due to be issued on 25th Feb 2010.
Below is a picture of the Olympic & Paralympic Games 6 x 1st-class mixed booklet (Walsall) also to issued on 25th February 210. The Special issues depict Athletics Track and Basketball. This booklet will be priced at £2.34.