On 16 February 2023 Royal Mail will release the first Prestige Stamp Book of 2023 entitled Marvel X-Men – DY46 / DB5(98). See images below. Priced at £19.95 it is likely to be the penultimate Prestige Book to include Machin’s definitives.

All of the definitive stamps in Pane 5 / DP625 have security codes of MPIL / M22L. The stamps and the two labels are self-adhesive and are printed in lithography by Cartor in Wolverhampton on their 10-unit Goebel web offset press. Information supplied by the MBPC website.

A Limited Edition Prestige Stamp Book version of the Marvel X-Men book will also be issued on the same day, priced at £49.99 (see image at bottom of page). It will be enclosed in the usual slipcase packaging and will include a silver foiled front cover. Only 1,963 copies will be published.

The stamp panes

The stamp panes will contain the following stamp values:

  • 6 x 2nd-class – Pane 1
  • 6 x 1st-class – Pane 2
  • 2 x 1st-class and 1 x £1.85 – Pane 3
  • 2 x 1st-class – Pane 4
  • 2 x 2nd-class and 2 x £1.00. The Machin definitive pane.

Marvel X-Men Prestige Stamp Book will be released on 16 February 2023
Pane 1 / DP621
Pane 2 / DP622
Pane 3 / DP623
Pane 4 / DP624
Pane 5 / DP625
Limited Edition of the Marvel X-Men 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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