Computing pioneer and Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing is to be commemorated next month in a series of limited edition first day covers for stamps designed to celebrate the centenary of his birth and help raise some more funds for the renovation of Bletchley Park. The covers, essentially snazzy envelopes specifically designed to …
Will the National Museum of Computing get any of the dosh?
Doubt it. They actually have to pay rent for the huts where Colossus is housed.
thanks for letting us know .. bought one.
The delivery fees are ludicrous... The channel is not THAT expensive to cross...
Yes, you'd think they could just, well, stick a stamp on it?
Probably about half of that will be direct costs - they'll ship in a cardboard-backed envelope and will be classed as 'large' (as it'll have to be bigger than the FDC). I must admit, dealing with play.com and Amazon have made me start to query almost any postage costs!
Saw a telly program about how Alan 'broke' the enigma code the other night. No mention of how he was persecuted though - odd that.