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The subscription for members outside the United Kingdom is GBP20 per year. Your copy of the Match Label News will be sent to you by surface mail as this is the most economic method of mailing to your country. You can have your copy of Match Label News sent to you by airmail for an additional charge of GBP10.00 to cover our extra costs.


You can pay your subscription by PayPal in the currency used in your country. Many members find it a convenient, secure and economic method for paying their subscription saving mail charges. To learn more about PayPal in your country click on PayPal information.


PayPal take a small fixed amount and a percentage of the amount sent. The percentage differs from country to country. We charge a total so that after the PayPal deductions we receive the correct amount.



You pay


To pay us the standard subscription via PayPal select standard in the drop-down menu  before clicking  on the Subscribe button below.

less 3.9% PayPal deduction

-GBP  0.82

less fixed PayPal deduction

-GBP  0.20

Society receives




Subscription options


You pay


To pay us the subscription with airmail via PayPal select with airmail in the drop-down menu  before clicking  on the Subscribe button above.

less 3.9% PayPal deduction

-GBP  1.23

less fixed PayPal deduction

-GBP  0.20

Society receives



If you choose to pay by PayPal we will send you a reminder when your subscription is next due.



Post your subscription to:

BML&BS Membership Secretary

122 High Street,






Receipts for payments received will be sent with your next copy of the Match Label News.



If you wish to pay by cheque it must be drawn on a British bank, it must be in pounds sterling (GBP) and it must have a six digit British bank sort code.  Cheques can be made be payable to either British Matchbox and Bookmatch Label Society or BML&BS.



Cash (in currency notes only, no coins) can be sent but only at your risk. Sending cash is not a secure method of payment. Unfortunately, please beware that your proof of posting cannot be a guarantee that your letter arrives with the money still inside.


To calculate how much of your currency you need to send for the Society to receive GBP20 or GBP30 for subscription with air mail use the British Post Office currency calculator


You will see a web page like this

Select Foreign currency notes 


and Choose currency:


and Enter amount in your currency notes


Click on Calculate >



and this Calculation results section appears


You will receive: is the amount the

Society will get for your currency notes


Edit the value of your currency notes in Enter amount above until more than 20.00 for standard subscription or more than  30.00 for airmail is shown under You will receive: This is the amount you need to send the Society in your currency notes.


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