Souvenirs
Philatelic mementos issued for events in Basildon


Over the years the Society and others have produced a variety of philatelic souvenirs to mark important milestones and other notable occasions taking place in Basildon.
20 June 1970
21st Anniversary of Basildon New Town

Illustrated souvenir cover with commemorative postmark.
1 May 1979
25th Anniversary of Basildon Head Post Office
Illustrated souvenir cover with commemorative postmark.
13 May 1981
Opening of Marks Hill Nature Reserve
Basildon Natural History Society souvenir cover with set of "Butterflies" stamps and signed by the artist.
23 October 1982
Pitsea '82 (AEPS Autumn Rally)
Souvenir picture postcard with commemorative cachet.
22 April 1989
21st Anniversary of Basildon Philatelic Society
Souvenir illustrated postcard with 19p "Machin" cancelled Basildon for date of exhibition.
21 April 1990
Postmarks No. 2
Souvenir illustrated postcard.
24 April 1993
Silver Jubilee (PhilEssex '93)
Souvenir illustrated postcard with "Greetings" stamp cancelled by Basildon first day postmark for day of exhibition and commemorative cachet.
4 June 1993
Silver Jubilee Day
Souvenir illustrated postcard with "Orchid" stamp cancelled by Basildon first day postmark for day of anniversary and commemorative cachet.
12 October 1993
Silver Jubilee (1st GB self adhesive stamp)
Souvenir illustrated postcard with self adhesive "Machin" stamp cancelled by Basildon first day postmark for incorrect earlier date than issued.
21 April 1998
Home Counties Stamp Day '98
No souvenir issued.
20-21 November 2004
Basildon 2004 (ABPS National Stamp Exhibition)
Basildon Philatelic Society illustrated souvenir cover for first day of exhibition. Society of Olympic Collectors "SmartStamp" cover. Souvenir AEPS covers for both days. "Smilers" sheet and presentation pack.
26 April 2008
40th Anniversary of Basildon Philatelic Society
Souvenir commemorative "Smilers" sheet and presentation pack. Sovenir cover with "Smiler" stamp postmarked for day of the exhibition.
27 April 2013
45th Anniversary of Basildon Philatelic Society
Souvenir commemorative "Smilers" sheet and presentation pack.