Travelling Post Offices, or TPO's, were trains that were equipt with letter boxes, so that mail could be posted while the train stood idle in a station.
A feature of the TPO was the picking...
This is a 1910 Tower of London, On His Majesty's Service (O.H.M.S) envelope, sent to Stowmarket, Suffolk. The Tower cachet is at the top right in violet ink, alongside the OFFICIAL PAID circular date...
On 9th September 1911 a daily Aerial Post service commenced between London and Windsor, in commemoration of the coronation of King George V. This service ran for a very limited period and only the...
Henry Archer was the inventor of the first postage stamp perforating machine, which he patented in 1848. He invented this to enable easier stamp separation. He cleverly trialed his invention in the House of Commons...
The 1st July 1875 saw the most radical postal reform for Universal Postal Rates going overseas and countries throughout the world gradually joined this reform, with Great Britain being among the first.
On the 1st...
Join us for the Autumn Stampex 30th September - 3rd October 2020 at The Business Design Centre, Islington. Stand no. 104
Wednesday: 11am - 7pm
Thursday: 10am - 6pm
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm