Monthly Archives: November 2017

New Issues 2017: Part Twelve

The final stamps of 2017. Centenary of Apparitions at Fatima. One stamp at international rate. Christmas. A booklet featuring 26 “national rate” stamps selling at £25. These are available as a pair from the Philatelic Services at General Post Office … Continue reading

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BREXIT and Stamp Collecting

As Britain begged and grovelled to get into the (then) Common Market fifty years ago, my late father said that General d Gaulle of France and his celebrated “Non!” was correct. “The English will never join a club where they … Continue reading

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Che Guevara: The Revolutionary Who Did Not Sell Out…Twice!

This is an odd story which will be a footnote to Irish Stamp Collecting. On 5th October 2017, a stamp was issued to honour Che Guevara. You may read elsewhere that this is controversial but as I wrote last month, … Continue reading

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