Tag Archives: Irish Stamps

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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New Issues 2016: Part Four

New issues purchased on recent trips to Dublin. A single stamp  (international rate) to commemorate the Centenary of the Battle of th Somme. Recent increases in cost of sending mail necessitated new booklets for national and international postage. Two new … Continue reading

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Early Irish First Day Covers

As I explained in a recent post, I am not a big fan of First Day Covers.It might seem surprising that I purchased two last week. I think they enhance my collection of Ireland. The first cover (1949 Republic Recognition … Continue reading

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A Stamp Collection is Like An Iceberg

One of my interests in Life is Military History. I enjoy walking around battlefields and museums. The thing about a good museum is that the artifacts stored in the cellars and even warehouses are sometimes more interesting than the artifacts … Continue reading

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Glasgow Stamp Shop…Visit #3

Thursday 4th August….I had a business appointment in Glasgow. And I had a small “window of opportunity” to visit the excellent Glasgow Stamp Shop. This was my third visit. I was there in May and July last year. About the … Continue reading

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Irish Duplicates

Last week, I bought some stamps at a general auction. Some were useful as I was able to add them to my general world collection. I have now sorted the Irish commemorative stamps. The photograph shows those that are available … Continue reading

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