Archive Posts - 2013

Royal Mail Slogan Postmarks Christmas 2013  The everyday dot matrix machine imprinted postmarks of Royal Mail are notoriously imperfect in normal usage. Sorting through my mail over  the past few weeks I have at last a couple of Christmas examples of suffi
Theotoo · 1554 days ago

I like to take photos of birds, especially those which appear on Singapore stamps. Then match them up! White-collared Kingfisher 5c, issued in 2010 White-breasted Waterhen 55c, issued in 2010 Blue-throated Bee-Eater 30c, issued in 2007. Yellow Wagtai
angrybird · 1559 days ago

The Most Northerly Post Office in Britain. Whilst on holiday recently I bought half a dozen postcards showing a swan. I later puchased some GB Bird and swan stamps from 1989 (SG 1419-1422) and 1993 (. being decimal currency issues they are still valid for
Theotoo · 1561 days ago

Maximaphily. Maximaphily is a branch of philately involving stamped and cancelled postcards. Take a stamp, find a postcard that expands on the subject of the stamp and stick the stamp on the picture side of the card. Then get the stamp cancelled, if possib
Theotoo · 1562 days ago

Hello, have a look to my post Théâtre des Champs-Élysées (100th anniversary) in Paris, where Joséphine Baker was in 1925.
Jean · 1563 days ago

Great Britain's Christmas Postmarks 2013 The Royal Mail's twice monthly British Postmark Bulletin gives details of planned special postmarks and first day of issue postmarks available from the Special Handstamp Centres. I sent Royal Mail's Christmas issue
Theotoo · 1564 days ago

The Christmas Tree. A Christmas Tree is frequently on display in homes and in the community during the Christmas period. Prince Albert, Queen Victoria's husband, is credited with importing the tradition from his native Germany into the United Kingdom. The
Theotoo · 1565 days ago

The Nativity Scene. For a long time representations of the Christmas stable scene have been on display in Churches, homes and public places. These have utilised models, sculptures, carving, figurines, manikins as well as real human beings. They have varied
Theotoo · 1568 days ago

Christmas On Show. One of the delights of Malta is the way in which the festivals are taken out of the Churches and taken around town. This was evident when we visited Malta a few years ago and wondered why some of the streets of Valletta were festooned wi
Theotoo · 1569 days ago

I sell stamps, FDC's. M/S Sheets, Sheets from Pakistan please vist at www/ Regards Fareed
tirmizi · 1570 days ago
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