• FDC58 - BFPO The Great War Series 2014

    FDC58 - BFPO The Great War Series 2014

    British Forces Philatelic Service has produced a special first day cover to coincide with the 'The Great War' issue of stamps from Royal Mail on 28th July.

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  • CC20  Britain Declares War

    CC20 Britain Declares War

    The Forces Philatelic Bureau in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum's First World War Centenary Initiative has produced a special cover to commemorate the "Declaration of War" 1914.

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  • CC19  BFPO The Great War

    CC19 BFPO The Great War

    British Forces Philatelic Service has produced a special commemorative cover to coincide with the 'The Great War' issue of stamps from Royal Mail on 28th July.

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Welcome

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

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

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* BFPS special handstamps *

BFPS_3177_Britain_Declares_War_4_Aug_14_SHS

BFPS 3177 Britain Declares War 4 August 2014

BFPS_3176_The_Great_War_Centenary_SHS

BFPS 3176 The Great War Centenary 28 July 2014