British Forces Philatelic Service

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The Old Post Office Links Place

  • Phone: 01333 330525

British Forces Philatelic Services is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company(CIC) which operates the Forces Philatelic Bureau on behalf of the British Forces Post Office (BFPO). The Forces Philatelic Bureau, operated by BFPS, designs and produces special handstamps and commemorative covers to mark British State and Armed Forces events. They are unique and specific to the occasion. The special handstamp carries the British Forces Postal Service number obtainable only from the Bureau. BFPS is run by volunteers who are all ex-Services. We fundraise for GB Forces charities through philately. Our profits are donated to Service charities. For further information on our company please refer to our website (

Further information

Opening Hours:

The British Forces Philatelic Services Website including the online shop is accessible 24/7 unless otherwise notified.


Access to the Website is free.

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