the stale taste of wasted gunshot

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the greatest postage stamp ever - the 1929 PUC pound
(via)

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the greatest postage stamp ever - the 1929 PUC pound

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Tagged #philately  #postage stamps  #dragon  #saint  #king  

Posted on 8 September, 2013
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Cybermen

Tagged #dr who  #cybermen  #philately  #postage stamps  #doctor who  #tv  #radio times  

Posted on 27 May, 2013

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I got quite excited when I read that NZ Post were doing a Machin for their “Queen Elizabeth II - 60th Anniversary of the Coronation” issue.Until I saw it.Crap fonts.Crap colour.Crap.And she’s looking the wrong way

a wasted opportunity for NZ to release a stamp worth collecting.

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I got quite excited when I read that NZ Post were doing a Machin for their “Queen Elizabeth II - 60th Anniversary of the Coronation” issue.
Until I saw it.
Crap fonts.
Crap colour.
Crap.
And she’s looking the wrong way

a wasted opportunity for NZ to release a stamp worth collecting.

Tagged #philately  #philatelic  #postage stamps  #machins  #machin  

Posted on 12 April, 2013
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2nd Class Dalek issued 26-03-2013

nothing second class about daleks - best villains ever

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2nd Class Dalek issued 26-03-2013

nothing second class about daleks - best villains ever

Tagged #dakek  #daleks  #dr who  #doctor who  #philately  

Posted on 27 March, 2013
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1st Class Doctors issued 26-03-2013

these are my favourite Doctors, the two I grew up with and the two that rekindled my interest in all things Whovian

Tagged #doctor who  #dr who  #philately  

Posted on 27 March, 2013
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latest

latest

Tagged #doctor who  #postage stamps  #matt smith  #philately  #dr who  

Posted on 10 January, 2013

first

first

Tagged #doctor who  #postage stamps  #philately  #william hartnell  #dr who  

Posted on 10 January, 2013

God Save

Tagged #philately  #nz  #stamps  #postage stamps  #QEII  #queen  

Posted on 24 November, 2012
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David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust

Classic Album Covers
Issued January 7 2010
Designed by Studio Dempsey
Size 34mm (h) x 32mm (v)
Printed by De La Rue Security Print
Print Process Gravure

Tagged #philately  #postage stamps  #bowie  #ziggy stardust  

Posted on 17 September, 2012

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Granny took a trip
Designed by Johnson BanksSize 35mm (h) x 37mm (v) Printed by Cartor Security PrintPrint Process LithographyPerforations 14.5 x 14Gum PVA
Granny Takes a Trip was a boutique opened in February 1965 at 488 Kings Road in London’s Chelsea, by Nigel Waymouth, his girlfriend Sheila Cohen and John Pearse. The shop, which was acquired by Freddie Hornik in 1969, remained open until the mid-70s and has been called the “first psychedelic boutique in Groovy London of the 1960s.” The jacket shown on the stamp was designed by John Pearse using a Morris & Co. furniture fabric print called Golden Lily (1899).
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Granny took a trip

Designed by Johnson Banks
Size 35mm (h) x 37mm (v)
Printed by Cartor Security Print
Print Process Lithography
Perforations 14.5 x 14
Gum PVA

Granny Takes a Trip was a boutique opened in February 1965 at 488 Kings Road in London’s Chelsea, by Nigel Waymouth, his girlfriend Sheila Cohen and John Pearse. The shop, which was acquired by Freddie Hornik in 1969, remained open until the mid-70s and has been called the “first psychedelic boutique in Groovy London of the 1960s.” The jacket shown on the stamp was designed by John Pearse using a Morris & Co. furniture fabric print called Golden Lily (1899).

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Tagged #philately  #postage stamps  #fashion  

Posted on 18 July, 2012
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biro pen hummingbird on vintage envelope - mark powell

biro pen hummingbird on vintage envelope - mark powell

LOVE - Sweden 2006
best St Valentines Day stamp ever. the rest of the set is here.

LOVE - Sweden 2006

best St Valentines Day stamp ever. the rest of the set is here.

Tagged #philately  #postage stamps  #valentine  #love  #heart  

Posted on 14 February, 2012
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$1.90 - Kōwhaidate of issue : 1 February 2012perforation : 14.5size : 30mm x 40mmdesign : 2Di4 Design, Wellington, NZ

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$1.90 - Kōwhai
date of issue : 1 February 2012
perforation : 14.5
size : 30mm x 40mm
design : 2Di4 Design, Wellington, NZ

Tagged #philately  #postage stamps  #nz  

Posted on 5 February, 2012
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Beyond the Borders of Postage Stamps
by Molly Rausch

Tagged #philately  #postage stamps  #molly rausch  

Posted on 18 January, 2012
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