SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT DISPLAYING YOUR STAMPS

WELCOME TO MY HOME PAGE Stamp stuff under construction SOME SPECIALTIES AND RARITIES MORE 'ANOMALIES' STAMPS OF GB AND CANADA  THINGS TO THINK ABOUT PLACES I HAVE BEEN Guest Book NEWEST FINDS 1 NEWEST FINDS 2 NEWEST FINDS 3

SOGB PART ONE

HERE ARE SOME REASONS WHY PHILATELY IS MORE THAN JUST COLLECTING:-

MINT, UNUSED OR USED, MNH, MHR ,JUST FINE, F, VF?  HINGES, GLASSINE OR BLACK MOUNTS? ALBUMS - COMMERCIAL, SELF MADE, QUADRILLE OR STOCK BOOK?

I DO HAVE TWO 'WHITE ACE' COMMERCIAL ALBUMS FOR CANADA AND NEWFOUNDLAND, BOTH COMPLETE.  MY PRIDE AND JOY IS MY GB IN A STANLEY GIBBONS 'DEVON ON QUADRILLE SHEETS.  THE OTHERS ARE SELF MADE PAGES A ND COMMERCIAL ( GB, CANADA, FRANCE & USA)

POST CARD

 THE FARTHING IS IN USE, WAY BACK THEN!!

MULREADY ENVELOPE

PARTIAL TO SHOW RED MALTESE CROSS.

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BANTAM 1/2d'S WITH A "WALKING ELEPHANT". 

NO LETTERS ON THE  CORNERS OF THE DEFINITIVES.

POSTAL STATIONARY

THESE ARE CUT FROM ENVELOPS AND ARE EMBOSSED.

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THERE'S THE TERM WET/DRY.  IT REFERS TO THE WAY THE PLATES WERE PRINTED.  EITHER ON WET PAPER OR DRY.  WET PLATES SHRANK AND WERE A LITTLE SMALLER THAN THE DRY.  AND OF COURSE COLOUR VARIETIES.

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BOOKLETS ARE OFTEN COLLECTED AS A HOBBY.

Penny Blacks and Tuppenny Blues, NO LINES

THE FUNERAL LETTER.  THE WIDTH OF THE BLACK BAND SHOWED RELATIONSHIP TO THE DECEASED.

ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO COLLECT ALL!!

DIFFERENT KINDS OF CANCELS.

PENNY REDS' SHADES & OBLITERATIONS

WORN PLATES,SHADES FOR STUDY?

ANOTHER SHADES' EXAMPLE

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AUCTION LOT

PART OF A LOT FROM THE U.K.  N.B.  1d BLACK AND 1d REDS WITH MALTESE CROSS.

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CANADA POST PRINTS SOUVENIR SHEETS TO MARK "SPECIAL" EVENTS

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