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QUIRKY CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR STAR?

 Eyebrows were raised among staff at James and Sons when a Steiff Teddy Bear, together with a Hand Grenade, were knocked down to Freddy Star.  This happened at the company’s latest auction at Fakenham Racecourse on Wednesday, 18th December. Prices were consistently … Continue reading

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Bishop Marks

Following the restoration in 1660, Henry Bishop was made Postmaster General and granted the farm of the Post for £21,500 per year starting on the 25th June.The first type of British postmark was introduced in 1661, at the London Chief … Continue reading

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