Thursday, 19 July 2007

Machin Exhibition Opens Today

Its always nice these days to find something for nothing and Nothing, zilch, nowt or Zero is exactly what you will pay on the door to the Royal Collage of Art where The British Postal Museum & Archive are hosting an exhibition The Timeless & Classic: Elizabeth Queen & Icon.

Opening today 19th July 2007 it will run until the 15th August 2007. Opening times are 10am - 17.00 pm Monday to Saturday.

If you are visiting London over the next month add it to your itinerary. The address is Kensington Gore, London SW7, next to the Royal Albert Hall.

Douglas N. Muir, the curator of Philately at the BPMA has said " this is a marvellous and unique opportunity to see the Machin design in progress in its entirety from the development of the coin effigy through the many stages of different designs to the final timeless icon.

It has also been said that "this has now been reproduced 200 billion times" Well with the image above, ( neat eh) its now 200 billion and one.

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