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When England Won the World Cup in 1966

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England World Cup

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicking off today in Brazil, and England’s first game – against Italy – fast […]

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The 1948 Olympic Games

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London Olympic Games 1948

Whilst the world’s attention is firmly fixed on the 2012 Olympic Games in London, I thought this would be an […]

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The First Flight of Concorde

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First Flight of Concorde

The Sunday Stamps meme over at Viridian’s Postcard Blog this week is taking a look at flag stamps or patriotic […]

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Happy Darwin Day!

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Happy Darwin Day!

Darwin Day is a global celebration of science and reason held on or around February 12, the birthday anniversary of […]

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Merry Christmas from the Penny Black 1840 Blog!

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Merry Christmas from the Penny Black 1840 Blog! To read more about the featured stamps read The Twelve Days of […]

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Crazy GB stamp mixture on one envelope!

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Crazy mix

This crazy envelope surely has to win some kind of prize for its eccentric mix of British commemorative and definitive […]

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Good King Wenceslas, the Page and the Peasant

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Merry Christmas from Penny Black 1840! I have just made this little video of the 1973 British commemorative stamps for […]

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The Twelve Days of Christmas

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The Twelve Days of Christmas

I’ve always loved these 1977 Christmas stamps because they were one of the first sets I collected as a child, […]

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The Royal Silver Wedding Anniversary 1948

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The Royal Silver Wedding Anniversary 1948

With Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary this week I thought this stamp might make […]

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The Defeat of the Spanish Armada

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The Defeat of the Spanish Armada

I was lucky enough to have got tickets for the première showing of Elizabeth: The Golden Age starring Cate Blanchett […]

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