On the 9th May 2013 we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of The Football Association and 140 years of The Scottish Football Association.
A mixed retail booklet will be issued showing 4 x 1st class Post Office Red Machins and 2 x football hero special issue stamps (George Best and Bobby Moore). The Machins should have 2013 codes. MCIL/M13L. It is expected that another Prestige booklet will be issued on the same date. This may contain a mixed pane of regional definitves and 1p value Machins. More news on this when we receive it.
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I blame it on the Daleks! The Dalek casing, originally called a "Mark III travel machine", (TV: Genesis of the Daleks) could be separated into three sections.
Just for you Machin addicts who are also Dr Who fanatics .
Daleks were the mutated descendants of the Kaleds of the planet Skaro. They fought the Time Lords in the Last Great Time War, ending in the near-total destruction of both races. Regarded by the Doctor as his greatest enemy, the Daleks were hated and feared throughout time and space. They were the oldest and most frequent foes of the Doctor, having faced them several times in every one of his incarnations.