You are here:

> > Stamps

Windmills & Watermills Special Stamps

There will be a Windmills and Watermills Special Stamp issue by Royal Mail on June 20th.

Buckingham Covers have produced a First Day Cover featuring Brixton Windmill and the six special edition stamps. It will also have a special Brixton postmark.

You can purchase this collectible souvenir directly from Buckingham Covers or at Brixton Windmill during one of our open days.

Click here to purchase from the Buckingham Covers website.


Buckingham Covers First Day Cover

Image: Photo of Brixton Windmill by David Wilcock Photography

Flyer: Windmills and Watermills First Day Cover

The Windmills and Watermills cover features a beautiful scene of Brixton Windmill, and all six Windmill and Watermill stamps and is postmarked in Brixton, London (20th June, 2017).

Each stamp features the following Windmill or Watermill:

  • Nutley Windmilll, East Sussex
  • New Abbey Cornmill, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Ballycopeland Windmill, County Down, Northern Ireland
  • Cheddleton Flint Mill, Staffordshire
  • Woodchurch Windmill, Ashford, Kent
  • Felin Cochwillan Mill, Gwynedd

Click here to purchase from the Buckingham Covers website. 

Buckingham Covers have generously agreed to give Brixton Windmill a share of each sale made via our website.

What is a First Day Cover?

First day covers are specially designed envelopes with special edition or commemorative Royal Mail stamps.

They can also have special pictorial handstamp postmarks dated on the first day of issue. 

These very desirable collectors' items are ideal for that unusual gift and look great framed.