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What many well the closest thing to a perfect crime was perpetrated in Great Britain's Stock Exchange Telegraph Office in 1872-1873, and wasn't discovered for 26 years!!!.  The crime involves a Clever Forgery of the then-current One Shilling green, Scott #
rtvstamps · 266 days ago

On April 13, 2004 Great Britain issued a set of stamps commemorating six British built Ocean Liners. The stamps were designed by John Gibbs, printed by De La Rue in gravure. Sheets of 25 and 50 were produced. The stamps are perforated 14 ½ x 14. The Quee
alynstampcollector · 556 days ago

Sometime ago I revised 9 stamps of Scott #33, plate 194 and I found 3 with the same variety, number of plate 194 in one side and 104 in the another side. Probably that part of the Plate printed the number 104 for a wear without breaking, for my is a nice v
rtvstamps · 1459 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

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 · 1563 days ago