25 October 2011 (specific issue date because of change of advert)
Security Definitive stamps with U-shaped cuts and iridescent text.
6 x 1st class gold booklet - first issue with year code M11L and source code MSIL
Printed by Walsall Security Printers, FSC Certification added on cover - non cylinder.
Wide 7.5mm plain edge strip
Inside front cover has the 2012 Special Stamp Programme calendar
SG catalogue number MB8e