posting dates for christmas ...
I have all my Christmas cards written, sealed, addressed and stamped ready for the off. Honestly how long does it take?
In case you need a gentle nudge, here are the postal deadlines for Christmas.
Friday 7th December: South and Central America, Caribbean, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Far East (except Japan), Australia, New Zealand.
Monday 10th December: USA, Canada, Japan, Eastern Europe.
Thursday 13th December: Western Europe.
Last UK post dates
Wednesday 14th December: Standard parcels.
Monday 17th December: Second class.
Thursday 20th December: First class.
Friday 21st December: Special delivery.
The cards above shows 'Post Early for Christmas' posters from the 1940s and 50s. If you love nostalgia of any kind click on The British Postal Museum and Archive, to go back in time to see more posting advertisements drawn in this iconic style of the period, they are great, and you can buy them too, just as prints or framed.