Monthly Archives: September 2016

Something New To Collect?

Stamps…Postcards…Coins…Bubblegum Cards. Impossible of course to collect “everything” but I think the DNA of any collector is to be seriously interested in one subject and casually interested in other subjects. Many American friends collect political campaign buttons and certainly it … Continue reading

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Portadown Stamp Show 2016

The annual Portadown Stamp Fair/Exhibition took place today at the Town Hall. To be accurate, it was more “postcards” than “stamps”. I had set myself some targets for the day. I was hoping to pick up another pre-owned, black Senator … Continue reading

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Diary Dates

Some upcoming events. The Portadown Stamp Fair takes place on Saturday. It will be a small local affair and unlikely that any full-time dealers will be there. There will be a small display by local club members. The Show will … Continue reading

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Some Older Covers

I picked up twelve older Irish  covers at a Fair in Belfast today. All from the 1930s and 1940s. They cost a total of £10 which is very reasonable. Some ar shown above. I like the 1930 cover to South Africa … Continue reading

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Flags Of The World (circa 1960)

I collect a lot of stuff. Sometimes I wonder where it all began. My father always encouraged me. He collected cigarette cards in the 1930s. Although I recall some footballer cards (given away wiith chewing gum) in the late 1950s, … Continue reading

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