Category Archives: Postcards

Postal History (Gladys Driver Collection)

On 25th May Part 1 of the Gladys Driver Collection of East Anglian Postal History and Postcards will be offered for sale at The Maids Head Hotel, Tombland, Norwich. This first part is mostly Norfolk, with several rare pre-stamp items.  There will … Continue reading

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Upcoming Auction Summary

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23rd February Auction Poster

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James&Sons 29th September Auction

In this auction we will be offering 682 lots of collectables:  Stamps and Postal History;  Medals and Mililtaria;  Coins and Tokens;  Antiquities;  Autographs;  Cigarette and Trade Cards;  and Postcards. Of particular interest to postal historians are six further letters from the Pengelly Collection, some of the earliest … 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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