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Talk by the Keeper of the Royal Philatelic Collection at The British Postal Museum and Archive



In his talk on Thursday 23 February he will cover the history of the collection, illustrate some highlights from it and outline the current structure and operation of what is widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest stamp collections.

Highlights featured in the talk include the Post Office Mauritius, the development of the colonial design for King George V’s Silver Jubilee, stamps and artwork from the British Empire, high value stamps, and famous errors such as the Cape of Good Hope “woodblock” error of colour and the stamp commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Battle of the Falkland Islands, featuring HMS Glasgow instead of HMS Kent.

 

  • Talk: The Royal Philatelic Collection
  • The British Postal Museum & Archive
  • Freeling House, Phoenix Place, London WC1X 0DL
  • Thursday 23 February 7.00pm – 8.00pm
  • Cost: £3, £2.50 concessions (60+, accompanied children under 12 free). Pay in advance or on the door.
  • Please call 020 7239 2570 or email info@postalheritage.org.uk to book your place.



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