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2 edition of guide to the history and values of British postal orders 1881-1984 found in the catalog.

guide to the history and values of British postal orders 1881-1984

Howard Lunn

guide to the history and values of British postal orders 1881-1984

by Howard Lunn

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Published by Howard Lunn in East Stour (15 Witch Close, East Stour, Dorset. SP8 5LB) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover and spine titles: Postal orders.

Statementby Howard Lunn.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15345078M
ISBN 100951025309

Added Value of Cachets. A cachet is an informative illustration usually on the left-hand side of an envelope or postcard. The cachet is designed to be attractive, educational, or humorous and supports the stamp by usually giving a little information about the featured stamp. Also stamps resources on postal history magazines, postal history museums and postal history associations are available here. And for stamp collecting enthusiasts who want more stamps resources, please feel free to browse other postage stamps pages in our stamps directory. Essential postage stamp details and photo stamps information on stamp.

To find the value of your stamp please enter a brief description such as the scene or the words represented on your stamp, denomination and color (use only simple colors) of your stamp. To make more close match please add more details of your stamp in request. High Values; Postal History; Queen Elizabeth II High Value Packet tag; Postal History BRITISH POSTMARKS - A SHORT HISTORY AND GUIDE BY ALCOCK AND HOLLAND. £ "THE INLAND POSTS ()" BY J. W. M. STONE. £ 'THE BRITISH COUNTY CATALOGUE OF POSTAL HISTORY PART 4' BY WILLCOCKS AND .

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Guide to the history and values of British postal orders 1881-1984 by Howard Lunn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lunn, Howard. () A Guide to the History and Values of British Postal Orders Howard Lunn. Lunn, Howard. () Promotional Postal Orders. East Stour, Gillingham: Howard Lunn. External links. History and Values of British Postal Orders by Howard Lunn () This is an A5-ish sized hardback containg 64pp.

Eight pages are devoted to the history of the Postal Order which wase introduced as a viable alternative to the Money Order. There are illustrations of every separate issue up to and suggested prices. Howard Lunn. Published by the author, Dorset, HB (pictorial laminated boards) 64 pages.

Illustrated throughout with excellent b&w illustrations. x mm. A nice clean copy, spine very faded, but internally almost as new. Inthe United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland included Ireland but inthree-quarters of the island became independent as the Irish Free State and began its own independent issues of postal orders.

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