Philatelic Souvenirs No. 8, 9 & 10
24 April 1993, Silver Jubilee - StampEssex'93.
No. 8 - Postcard designed by C.W. Mead commemorating the Society's Silver Jubilee. Serviced with "Greetings" stamps (10 varieties)
and Basildon first day of issue postmark for the day. Stamp Essex 93 cachet struck in blue.
4 June 1993, Basildon P.S. 25th Anniversary.
No. 9 - Same postcard, serviced with "Orchid" stamp and Basildon first day of issue postmark for the anniversary day and cachet marking the anniversary in red or blue. The cachet struck in red was applied incorrectly rotated through 90 degrees counter-clockwise.
12 October 1993, Self-adhesive NVI (no value indicated) stamps issue.
No. 10 - Same postcard, serviced with an experimental self-adhesive Machin NVI definitive stamp (landscape format) and Basildon first day of issue postmark for 12 October, predating the official issue of the stamps on 19 October 1993.
Nos. 8, 9 & 10 (back)
No. 8 (front)
Basildon PS 25th anniversary cachet
Stamp Essex 93 cachet