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Afghanistan’s returning King

    Afghanistan’s returning King

Afghanistan is a land-locked country of Western Asia, bounded on the West by Iran and on the South and East by Pakistan. To the North lie three of the republics

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Queen Elizabeth II rarities

    Queen Elizabeth II rarities

In Jamaica a King George VI £1 definitive – in a design of ‘Tobacco Growing & Cigar Making’ – had been put on sale on August 15, 1949. Then in

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Pioneering flight rarities

    Pioneering flight rarities

Lord Northcliffe, the newspaper tycoon, had offered a number of prizes before the war, for the first flight from London to Manchester (1910) and round Britain (1911). In 1913 he

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A Postal History of the Prisoners Of War and Civilian Internees In Singapore & Malaya During The WW2

    A Postal History of the Prisoners Of War and  Civilian Internees In Singapore & Malaya During The WW2

This display illustrates: the correspondence that was not delivered the communication between the prisoners and their families;

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The most rare philatelic covers ever

    The most rare philatelic covers ever

In late 2000 Stanley Gibbons agreed to sell the famous Kirkcudbright cover of May 6, 1840 featuring a block of

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The £1.4 million Swedish record breaker

    The £1.4 million Swedish record breaker

At Christmas 1885 14-year-old Swedish schoolboy Georg Wilhelm Backman visited his grandmother and, due to his passion for stamp collecting,

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Is the British Guiana 1c unique?

    Is the British Guiana 1c unique?

In 1856 in British Guiana (now Guyana) stamp supplies were running out, so the Georgetown printers of J. Baum and

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The Great Britain ‘Abnormals’

    The Great Britain ‘Abnormals’

A few GB stamps from the reign of Queen Victoria were rare from the outset – these are known to

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Indochina and the French Offices in China: Use and Nonuse of the French Colonial Allegorical Group Type & Indochina Military Mail Between 1893 – 1905

    Indochina and the French Offices in China: Use and Nonuse of the  French Colonial Allegorical Group Type  &  Indochina Military Mail Between 1893 – 1905

Indochina Military Mail: 1893-1905 I have been collecting the French Colonial Allegorical Group Type for more that twenty-five years, and

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The Evolution of Mail and Postage Stamps

    The Evolution of Mail and Postage Stamps

Have you ever really taken a good look at a postage stamp and considered what it represents? That little piece of paper is actually an ambassador representing its country through

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