• CC42. 1 MP BDE

    CC42. 1 MP BDE

    This special commemorative cover has been issued to commemorate the Full Operating Capability of 1 Military Police Brigade

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  • CC41. Order - The Scots Greys 18 June 1815

    CC41. Order - The Scots Greys 18 June 1815

    This special commemorative cover has been issued to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the charge of the Scots Greys.

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  • CC40. Defence of Hougoumont 17-18 June 1815

    CC40. Defence of Hougoumont 17-18 June 1815

    This special commemorative cover has been issued to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Defence of Hougoumont Farm.

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  • CC39A. Signed  Maj Gen Sir Evelyn Webb-Carter KCVO OBE DL

    CC39A. Signed Maj Gen Sir Evelyn Webb-Carter KCVO OBE DL

    This special commemorative cover has been issued to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.

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  • CC38. Trooping The Colour - The Welsh Guards

    CC38. Trooping The Colour - The Welsh Guards

    This special commemorative cover has been issued to commemorate the centenary of the Welsh Guards and the Trooping The Colour ceremony.

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  • CC37. The Gurkhas 200 Years of Service to the Crown

    CC37. The Gurkhas 200 Years of Service to the Crown

    This special commemorative cover has been issued to commemorate 200 years service to the crown. Profits raised will be donated to the Gurkha Welfare Fund.

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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_3193_1_MP_Bde_SHS

BFPS 1 Military Police Brigade

BFPS_3192_Charge_of_the_Scots_Greys_at_Waterloo_SHS

Charge of the Scots Greys at Waterloo