CC45. We Will Remember Them
Armistice Day on November 11ᵗʰ each year is used to commemorate the Act of Remembrance. In respect of this BFPS will issue a special commemorative cover on the 11 November 2015.Find out more
CC42. 1 MP BDE
This special commemorative cover has been issued to commemorate the Full Operating Capability of 1 Military Police BrigadeFind out more
CC44. RAF Northolt 100 - Battle of Britain
Special Commemorative cover produced to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of BritainFind out more
CC43. Centenary of Military Flying
Special Commemorative cover produced to mark the centenary of Military FlyingFind out more
Welcome to the British Forces Philatelic Service, a not-for-profit Community Interest Company(CIC) which operates the Forces Philatelic Bureau on behalf of the British Forces Post Office (BFPO). BFPS is run by volunteers who are all ex-Services.
We fundraise for our Forces charities through philately - our commemorative covers, first day covers, and books are available to everyone through our Online Shop and the sale of these helps our heroes.
Our aim is to provide a comprehensive philatelic service to organisations, units and charities who wish to mark special events, whilst raising money for Service charities. We do this by:
- Providing a free advisory service on British Forces related philately.
- Producing special first day and commemorative covers for sale at special events.
- Using our website to promote British Forces philately to as wide an audience as possible.
- Marketing BFPS covers past and present via our online shop.
- Issuing British Forces Postal Service serial numbers for special handstamps.
- Providing design/production of special handstamps, first day and commemorative covers.
We can help you mark your special event and raise money for Forces Charities
Get the news on our latest covers
* BFPS special handstamps *
BFPS 3185 Battle of Britain 75
BFPS 3184 Centenary of Military Flying