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The Crown Jewel in the Nation’s greatest hobby

It started – as all ‘great’ ideas do – down the pub. There I was, sipping on my *ahem* first pint of amber nectar, when an interesting point came up.  A good friend of mine, Billy, is turning 70 this … Continue reading

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FIRST LOOK: New David Bowie Stamps just announced…

Royal Mail have revealed 10 new David Bowie stamps, which will mark a tribute to one of the most influential music and cultural figures of all time. The stamps are Royal Mail’s second dedicated music artist stamp issue, following on from the popular … Continue reading

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Tony Benn: how the modern commemorative stamp nearly cost the Queen her head

A nation woke on Friday 14 March to hear the sad news that Tony Benn had passed away.  Whether we believed in his politics or not, for many of us Tony Benn was the last of an era – a … Continue reading

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