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Stamp and Postcard Fairs

Two “collectables” Fairs in Belfast last weekend.  I obtained fifty used postcards. I now have used postcards from over eighty countries and on Saturday, I added Jamaica, Peru and Ethiopia. I also obtained Cook Islands. Stamps…not such a good day. … Continue reading

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Stamp & Postcard Fair

Stamp & Postcard Fair in Belfast yesterday. Not a good day for Stamps but a great day for Postcards. I picked up four  Irish “golden age” postcards from the early 1900s. But I also got NINETY used modern postcards from … Continue reading

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Collector Fair: 28th Ja 2017

Small low profile Fair in Belfast. Not much in the way of Stamps. I did pick up some Ireland First Day Covers. Also bought seven Ireland Postcards from the “Golden Age”. All were addressed to the same person in the … 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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Postcards: Wish List (Europe)

Below is a list of European nations that are still on my “Wish List” for written/stamped postcards. Slovakia and Latvia….the only members of the European Union. Should obtain them in 2016. Iceland, Vatican, Andorra, San Marino and Monaco. Iceland “should” be easy. I … Continue reading

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When I’m 64!

Recently the Beatles song has been in my head. I may have heard it for the first time in the summer of 1967. But recently it has become more meaningful. In two months time, I become 64 years old. It … Continue reading

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Buying Postcards In Ireland

One of the biggest industries in Ireland is Tourism. It is vital to the Economy. And Postcards are an important part “selling” Ireland as much as it is about buying souvenirs of a visit. There is a chain of tourist … Continue reading

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