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175th Anniversary of The Penny Black

Today is the anniversary of the Penny Black, and the image shown here is the Google graphic for those who are Googling via It was issued on the first of May 1840 and was the first postal adhesive stamp … Continue reading

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D is for Dog

This is a favourite and a recently published card. It depicts a Border Terrier enjoying some Christmas spirit!

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When I was about 3 or so my Grandfather gave me a pile of stamps and a match box. The task was to put the one penny (1p) stamps in the match box. I guess it was a cheap and … Continue reading

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