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Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | History

3 edition of The commemorative stamps of the British Commonwealth. found in the catalog.

The commemorative stamps of the British Commonwealth.

H. D. S. Haverbeck

The commemorative stamps of the British Commonwealth.

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Commemorative postage stamps -- Great Britain

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6185.G6 H36 1955a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination239 p.
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6187297M
      LC Control Number55036219
      OCLC/WorldCa5042022

      Its more of a memo to myself of what has been done. The majority is imperforate, and there is one rouletted example in the Royal Philatelic Collection. Please signal to the Auctioneer that you are bidding by clearly raising your hand, catalogue or bidding number. The buyer understands that Beeston Auction House will pack items to the best of their ability, but are not professional packers and are not insured for this service. This became the protocol for the succession of George V, George VI and Queen Elizabeth and will no doubt be the case when Elizabeth gives up the throne. Your complete introduction to GB stamp collecting.

      The stamps are even accepted as donations by UK charities. British Guiana was released in in a small number of one- and four-cent stamps for provisional use while the postmaster waited on a shipment of postage from England. The three special event British stamps shown above Sc. Today the nations of the Commonwealth are primarily bound by language, colonial history and often a shared interest in certain sports particularly rugby, cricket and football.

      The APRL welcomes updates to be included in a future edition. Both Sir Rowland Hill and Prime Minister William Gladstone enthusiastically supported the idea, as a means to pay down the public debt and as a venue to allow less fortunate people to save money. This is available throughout the UK as well as most worldwide destinations. Overseas buyers can pay by debit card or bank transfer. Thought by collectors as the holy grail of philately, this plate was not meant to exist.


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The commemorative stamps of the British Commonwealth. book

The earliest examples simplified, standardised design — often the name of the country is the only clear variation. Would the current issues continue to be on sale until the supplies were exhausted?

Postage and packing - Postage and packing can be supplied on request if your purchased lot is a small, non-fragile item that we deem suitable to be shipped inside a padded envelope. The principles established at this conference would eventually lead to the creation of the Universal Postal Union UPU.

The only reason that we are unaware of it today is that the Commonwealth has had the same monarch for over 65 years, in Queen Elizabeth II became the first British Monarch to celebrate saphire jubilee! They may enable visitors to shop for and to buy specific items for the particular collecting subject they've just read about.

Bidding - Bids are subject to the standard conditions of sale as per the Auctions Bidding Agreements Act which are on display in the showroom and available on request.

All Rights Reserved. It became independent of the United Kingdom only in May The Harris Index includes British Commonwealth periodicals up to Although the "Black Penny" is not so scarce, many philatelists want to have it in their collection because of its historical significance.

Please signal to the Auctioneer that you are bidding by clearly raising your hand, catalogue or bidding number. Edward's Crown Multiple. These phosphor coated commemorative stamps were issued for testing on automated mail sorting machinery, as were the definitive postage stamps of this time.

The majority of stamps was destroyed and immediately withdrawn because of the sudden death of the King that year in May. The three special event stamps shown above Sc. The reason of such an error is not known. For all other packing and shipping requirements please contact the Auction House or check the website for details of recommended packing and shipping companies.

By the 's, there were 12 million savings accounts, with one in every four Britons having an account through the Postal Savings System.

Philatelists assert that only 19 sheets of 6d pale dull purple Edward VII were ever issued, and that all the sheets were destroyed when the official overprints were ceased.

The revised and updated edition is available online. Books and journals from these collections have been interfiled with existing APRL holdings. A handy self-contained reference guide for the collector. Commemoratives of Commemorative British stamps were issued for ten different events between and The original index was published serially in the Philatelic Literature Review.

The black cancelation was better discerned on the red background of Penny Red. Great Britain, inbecame the first nation to offer a postal savings system. This philatelic item is so special because it was issued on the same day that an official order withdrawing all official stamps from use.Collecting British Commonwealth Stamps.

Inthe United Kingdom was the first country in the world to introduce nationwide postal service. As such, it should be no surprise that the country has a rich philatelic history filled with many notable, rare and collectible British stamps.

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Another iconic stamp was the Four Annas stamp that was released in India inwhich was the first bi-coloured stamp of the British Empire. It has an unusual design that depicts the head of Queen Victoria in blue, surrounded by a red octagonal frame.

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