DY47 / DB5(99) Flying Scotsman Prestige Stamp Book

On 9 March 2023 Royal Mail will release the second Prestige Stamp Book of 2023 entitled the Flying Scotsman – DY47 / DB5(99). See images below. Priced at £21.05 it will be the last Prestige Book to include Machin definitives and the Queen’s head on the commemorative stamps.

All of the definitive stamps in Pane 4 / DP629 have security codes of MPIL / M22L. The stamps and the two labels are self-adhesive and are likely to be printed in lithography by Cartor.

A Limited Edition Prestige Stamp Book version of the Flying Scotsman book will also be issued on the same day, priced at £64.99 (see image at bottom of page). It will be enclosed in the usual slipcase type of packaging and only 1,923 copies will be published.

The stamp panes

The stamp panes will contain the following stamp values:

  • 4 x 1st-class – Pane 1
  • 4 x £1.85 – Pane 2
  • 2 x 1st-class and 2 x £1.85 – Pane 3
  • 3 x 20p and 1 x £2.00 – Pane 4. The Machin definitive pane.

DY47 / DB5(99) Flying Scotsman Prestige Stamp Book
Flying Scotsman Prestige Stamp Book will be released on 9 March 2023
Pane 1 / DP626
Pane 2 / DP627
Pane 3 / DP628
Pane 4 / DP629
DY47 / DB5(99) Flying Scotsman Limited Edition Prestige Stamp Book
Limited Edition of the Flying Scotsman Prestige Stamp Book

View more information on other Prestige Stamp Books.


If you find any additional errors in this or any other Prestige Stamp Book from the Royal Mail, please contact us.


Further information about currently available Prestige Stamp Books can be found on the Royal Mail website.

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