26th March 2013 - 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who TV series, Machins from prestige stamp book on FDC
Royal Mail celebrated the 50th anniversary of the world’s longest running science fiction series in TV history - Doctor Who - with a special set of 11 stamps, a miniature sheet, a retail booklet, and a prestige stamp book (PSB).
As usual the PSB contained a definitive pane with some new Machin definitives. The 5p, 10p 20p & 87p are on gummed paper with security codes MPIL and M12L (indicating that the countract was placed in 2012).
This the Royal Mail Doctor Who first day cover with the four stamps, with a 50 Years of Doctor Who Cardiff pictorial postmark.