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Hello, I forgot all about this site until a few days ago.  Been really busy with other philatelic activities and my postings dropped off in some circles. But am back. I wrote in another forum a few weeks ago how important it was to have a good catalogue. S
michaelatcddstamps · 199 days ago

Overview: The Welsh Triple Crown 3peat and their 8th Grand slam win. The above cover was my dad’s and celebrates what can only be described as a golden era of Welsh Rugby. As shown on under the English Rose and Scottish Thistle this cover commemorates pre
alynstampcollector · 518 days ago

This first day cover of 1990 shows some of the British Gallantry awards. This set includes the Victoria Cross (VC), awarded for example for bravery at the Battle of Rorke's Drift in the Zulu Wars, and the George Cross (GC) which, for example,  was awarded
Theotoo · 1320 days ago

I have for some years been a collector of Great Britain Illustrated Event Covers with or without a Special Event Handstamp Postmark applied and also plain covers with a Special Event Handstamp applied.Overtime I wondered how many illustrated Covers had bee
GBCC · 1401 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 · 1458 days ago

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 · 1552 days ago

A quick 10 second slide show of the GB Botanical Congress issue of 1964. I collect this issue because it was the stamp in currently use when I was born.
dfilixmas · 1748 days ago

A 20 second per slide screenshow.I have slowed it down to make reading the images easier. This was one of a few sets of blog images I had on the old MP site. This is a trial at using the images in a rolling screenshot. I'll try and get some of the other im
dfilixmas · 1749 days ago