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Friday, 23 July 2021
News in brief - updates to earlier blog posts.
When updates are made to earlier blog posts a link will be provided here. Once more blog posts have been made when there is more news to re...
Monday, 19 July 2021
Post and Go: Recent oddity from the home of P&G (with more examples); news from the Navy.
We don't have much Post and Go news because, frankly, there is little to report. With the lack of use in Museums which were closed and ...
Friday, 16 July 2021
Two more Machin definitive reprints
News reached us last week of another two new printings for 2021, the £1.70 printed on 22/03/21 and the £4.20 printed on 23/03/21. The £3.25...
Wednesday, 14 July 2021
More phosphor variations found on Queen's 95th birthday pane
When we first had sight of the non-standard pane produced by Royal Mail for its joint-venture with the Royal Mint every mint pane and all co...
Tuesday, 13 July 2021
Most expensive Machin definitives being phased out?
I have been informed that all four* of the special purpose non-value indicator stamps are being phased out. According to a reliable source...
Thursday, 8 July 2021
A new detailed catalogue and a forgery checklist.
Whilst at Midpex I picked up a copy of the new 'Complete Machin Stamp Catalogue - A specialised Guide to the Machin Definitive Series 19...
Having missed the Stafford Stamp Fair last month, I was pleased to be able to go to the Warwickshire Event Centre, Leamington Spa on Saturda...
Wednesday, 7 July 2021
Wild Coasts - 22 July 2021
WILD COASTS - what does it mean? What came to mind when you saw this in the programme back in January, when I illustrated it with this stam...
Bits and Pieces - various news snippets.
This will be a short summary of early July news items which don't necessarily warrant a full-blown blog post in their own right. Speci...
July postmark slogans, and other interesting postal markings
Half-way through the year already, and it has been a busy one for collectors of slogan postmarks. I hope we have helped you to know what ex...
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