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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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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 10 Penny Blacks, to the Royal Philatelic Collection for £250,000.

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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, asked her of she had any old letters with stamps

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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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US 1901 Pan-American Invert 4c Deep Red-Brown & Black Sc #296a

    US 1901 Pan-American Invert 4c Deep Red-Brown & Black Sc #296a

The Sc 296a Deep Red-Brown and Black MN OG stamp with a PSE certificate, one of the most desired US

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Top 5 most valuable and rare Russian stamps

Let’s talk about rarest Russian stamps. As you know Russian stamps are too expensive and you have to be a

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The Inverted Jenny stamp

When the US Post Office Department began developing airmail routes in May 1918. To pre-pay the relatively high rates of

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Chinese Rare Stamp Discovered in Attic of England Home

An extraordinary find of 35 extremely rare 19th-century Chinese stamps in the United Kingdom is about to shock the worldwide stamp collecting hobby. The stamps, which had lain undisturbed for

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