Tag Archives: Arnold Machin

First Look: The UK’s New Longest Reigning Monarch Stamps

Royal Mail has issued a set of five new stamps marking Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becoming our Longest Reigning Monarch. Each stamp features a different regal design highlighting a key Royal motif, and there is a new 1st Class definitive for … Continue reading

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Portraits of a Queen – which is Britain’s favourite?

With the new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II due to be revealed on Monday, I thought I’d revisit a blog I posted in 2013, which saw the 60th anniversary of the Queen on our coinage. Back then you voted Mary … Continue reading

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The 50th anniversary of the most reproduced image in the world

50 years ago in 1964 Her Majesty the Queen approved a new portrait for her coinage, and set in motion a chain of events that led to the creation of the most reproduced image in the world. The portrait in … Continue reading

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