Monthly Archives: November 2014

Personalised Stamps

A few years ago, an American friend sent me a Christmas card. On the envelope she drew an arrow pointing to one of the stamps….a cat. At the time, I thought the point was that the cat LOOKED like my … Continue reading

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Swapping Duplicates

This week, I have received two emails, asking if I would be willing to swap or exhange duplicate stamps. The answer is Yes, No and Maybe. As might be expected, the people sending me emails want Irish stamps and are … Continue reading

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Yet Another “Captain Jack” on Ebay

I note another eBay listing for the withdrawn Irish Citizen Army stamp. The minimum bid €900 (and “buy it now” option of €1880) appears optimistic. Will certainly sort out the Men (and Women) from the Boys (and Girls).

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Writing Up Collection Is Going Well

I am taking an enforced but happy break from “mounting and writing up” my Irish Collection. I gave up collecting in late 2000 and returning to collecting in March 2012, I had the difficult and expensive task of obtaining the … Continue reading

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“Citizen Army” Stamp Fetches Good Price on Ebay

The Irish Citizen Army stamp offered on Ebay sold yesterday…€676.67. Subject to the usual caveat that there is, as yet no “feedback” from Vendor or Buyer, this seems to be an excellent price. The “worth” of the stamp…and it is … Continue reading

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Irish Citizen Army Stamp On Ebay

Interesting to see that a copy of the Irish Citizen Army stamp issued in January has shown up on Ebay. It has been a few months since I have noticed one on this particular site. Some of these stamps were … Continue reading

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Cathedral Stamps

Many Irish stamp collectors will be familiar with “Cathedral Stamps”, the Dublin stamp shop owned by Declan O’Kelly. For several years, it has been based at Cathedral Street, just off O’Connell Street and about two hundred metres from the General … Continue reading

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