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Postal History Boutique

Celebrate national postal history through mail art exchanges embracing stamps, postcards, envelopes, stickers, postboxes and whatever else anyone comes up with. Managed by Valentine Mark Herman.

 

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Latest Activity: Nov 7

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Leap Year : : 29 February 2016

Started by Keith S. Chambers. Last reply by Heleen de Vaan Jun 22. 19 Replies

It only happens twenty-five times in each century, that odd day on the calendar, 29 February. What a great opportunity to sneak in some postal history to your mail art this year.At the end of this…Continue

FIVE: Postal History Boutique Special July Mailing

Started by Valentine Mark Herman. Last reply by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) Jul 26, 2011. 123 Replies

Bonjour boys and girls! Angie and Snooky told us yesterday that:"This year July has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays. This apparently happens once every 823 years."I propose that we celebrate it…Continue

Stop stealing the UK's postboxes (and making them into mailboxes, too)!!

Started by Valentine Mark Herman. Last reply by Valentine Mark Herman Jun 28, 2011. 2 Replies

From today's UK Daily Telegraph Postboxes stolen and sold on eBay for thousandsBritains world-famous red Victorian postboxes are being stolen by criminals who sell them abroad for thousands of pounds…Continue

A postal experiment

Started by Valentine Mark Herman. Last reply by John Tingey Jun 21, 2011. 2 Replies

In the very early days of the postal system -- and going way back before postage stamps were introduced (in the UK in 1840 -- addresses were very simple, or even non -existent (and of course there…Continue

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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 17, 2016 at 5:41pm

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 17, 2016 at 5:40pm

From Pat Landon:

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 13, 2016 at 2:53pm

Well, this group (started by Valentine,

continued by Angie, encouraged by Keith's Leap Year)

could possibly have a "selvage" project?

Yes, this group was a lot about the postage stamps,

now how about the "leftovers"?

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 11, 2016 at 9:16am

Angie? Where is Angie and Snooky?

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 10, 2016 at 3:21pm

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 10, 2016 at 3:02pm

and new MOON stamp from Finnbadger:

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 10, 2016 at 10:24am
Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 7, 2016 at 9:48pm

Postmarked 29.Feb.2016 from Stripygoose arrived today,

well, the postmark is not on Her Royal Highness,

but Stripygoose did add a nice one:

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 3, 2016 at 10:37am

From Heleen, postmarked Amsterdam: 29-II-16 :-)

Rare postmark: 29-II-16 from the Netherlands :-)

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 3, 2016 at 10:18am

From the Artist in Seine came French postage postmarked 29-2-2016, too:

blogged:

Rare Postmark: 29-2-2016 from Paris

 

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