Miniature Sheet – Sark’s Gold Post Box – Guernsey

Miniature Sheet – Sark’s Gold Post Box – Guernsey

A Miniature Sheet  on Sark’s Gold Post Box  issued by  Guernsey. Issue date – 20 Feb 2013.

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World Post Day 09 Oct 2012 – Stamps of Iran

World Post Day 09 Oct 2012 – Stamps of Iran

World Post Day is celebrated on 09 Oct every year . AN odd shaped miniature sheet containing 07 stamps of Hexagonal shape was issued by Iran in 2010. The stamps shows various facets of Post world over.

Stamps on World Post Day

Sheetlet – Ireland – Irish Postboxes

Sheetlet – Ireland – Irish Postboxes

Ireland issued a sheetlet on03 Sep 1998 containing three strips of 4 Se-tenant stamps on Irish Postboxes . All are 30p issues. The Postboxes are

Ashworth 1856  ,                          Penfold 1856 ,          Double Pillarbox 1856 , Saorstat Eireann Wallbox 1856

Minature Sheet – Great Britain – Letter Boxes

Minature Sheet – Great Britain – Letter Boxes

Great Britain issued a miniature  sheet with four Stamps on Letter Boxes. The letter Boxes shown are those hung during the reigns of Queen Victoria ,    George V , Edward VII and Queen Elizabeth II. These stamps depict the Two hundred Years of History of leetter boxes.

Ist Class – The Box pertains to reign of George V . Cast In London by W Allen & C0 between 1933 and 1936 it stands in use at Cookham Rise near Maidenhead , Berkshire.

56 p – Box on stamp Belongs to first decade of 20th Century and reign of Edward VII, Commonly known as Ludlow after James Ludlow and Sons who made these boxes, the example on stamp is from Bodiam, East sussex.

81 p – this stamp carries the oldest Letter Box, the 1896 Box one of the 300 introduced carries the Cipher of Queen Victoria and comes from near Hythe , Kent.

90 p – The letter box on stamp is from Queen Elizabeth’s reign made in 1962 or 1963 and located in Slaithwaite near Huddersfield.

There are about 114,000 letter Boxes inuse in Britain . The oldest surving letter box was hung in the wall of a Post Office in Wakefield on 1809 and shown on the miniature sheet.

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Sheetlet – Barbuda – Rowland Hill

Sheetlet – Barbuda – Rowland Hill

Barbuda issued Stamps on 04 Apr 1979 to mark the  Death Centenary of  Sir Rowland Hill . A set of Four stamps were issued. These stamps were also issued in Sheetlets containing  Three stamps and one se-tenant size label.

95 c -Mail Coach 1840

$ 1.25 -London’s First Pillar Box – 1855

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FDC – Jersey – History of Posts

FDC – Jersey – History of Posts

Jersey issued a set of two se-tenant Pairs on 01 Mar  1979 under Europa Theme of “History of Posts and Telecommunications. The First Day Cover shows  The Old Post Office at  Broad Street in St Helier as it was in 1909.

8 p – Se-Tenant – A Modern Jersey Pillar Box and Postman  and one of the first Pillar boxes being used by a Lady in 1860.

10 1/2 P – Se – Tenant- Telephone Switchboard of 1900  and  The Latest SPC telephone system.

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