Monthly Archives: July 2017

History of the UK postage stamp

The postage stamp – the Oxford Dictionaries definition refers to it as: “a small adhesive piece of paper of specified value issued by a national Post Office to be affixed to a letter or parcel to indicate the amount of postage paid.” We see and use them in everyday life without really thinking about it, [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Stamp Info|0 Comments

New Seahorse Discovery

Tony Lester has recently discovered a 1913 Waterlow 2/6d used with watermark inverted and reversed, and the item has a 2017 RPS certificate. The stamp has a corner crease and surface rub, but is probably unique. No watermark varieties have previously been recorded on the 1913 Waterlow Seahorses, and it therefore stands alongside the De La [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments