Saturday, 30 December 2006

A Multiple Cover and A "Must Read" For Machinites

Introducing a nice cover that commemorates five events in one.

1/ The Centenary of the Caledonian Philatelic Society 1906 - 2006

2/ The Rennie Mackinthosh move to Florine Terrace, Glasgow

3/ The Centenary of the first stage appearance of Stan Laurel at The Britannia Music Hall

4/ The 50th year of Europa Stamps

5/ The 88th PCPB (Philatelic Conference of Great Britain) at Renfrew, Scotland.

British Stamp Printers By Glen Moran
Plenty of information on the Machin and the existing companies that print them is available first hand in this magnificent book written by Glen Moran.
This is the latest in a series produced over the last few years by Royal Mail.
This publication with 20 illustrated A5 pages describes Printing methods, and a close look at the many stamp printers of GB, some who now no longer exist
Recommended Reading
It is still available from Royal Mail, priced £2.95p

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