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  Topic: MACHIN COLLECTORS CLUB CATALOGUE (ALAN WILSON)
sad-bloke

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PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:25 pm   Subject: MACHIN COLLECTORS CLUB CATALOGUE (ALAN WILSON)
I have an Illustrated Catalogue and Price List Number 17
If I can be of help
David Bradbury
d.l.bradbury@btinternet.com
  Topic: Bluish coated paper on pre decimal machins
sad-bloke

Replies: 6
Views: 10908

PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:27 pm   Subject: Bluish coated paper on pre decimal machins
Hi
I'm a bit late in picking up your query

To my knowledge there are four different types of pre-decimal papers

These are
MCP Milky coated paper
BCP Bluish coated paper
OCP Original coated p ...
  Topic: Pre Decimal
sad-bloke

Replies: 5
Views: 8896

PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 5:10 pm   Subject: Pre Decimal
Thanks for that

Yes I have read it and understand that that there was a need to "distinguish better between the denominations" but why were these three values chosen, what was the problem ...
  Topic: Pre Decimal
sad-bloke

Replies: 5
Views: 8896

PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:28 pm   Subject: Pre Decimal
Thank you
  Topic: Pre Decimal
sad-bloke

Replies: 5
Views: 8896

PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:23 pm   Subject: Pre Decimal
Does anyone know why the 7d, 8d and 9d stamps have the value on the right hand side while all the other have it on the left?

David
  Topic: Machin overprints
sad-bloke

Replies: 10
Views: 19158

PostForum: Machins to Buy, Sell or Exchange   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:46 am   Subject: Pre-Decimal Overprints
Hi Tony
The Todmorden ones come up on eBay though not that often, the others not so sure.

The Cook Book specimen overprint is well documented SG Vol 3 12 Edition p294

I have some info on the 2 ...
  Topic: Machin overprints
sad-bloke

Replies: 10
Views: 19158

PostForum: Machins to Buy, Sell or Exchange   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2015 3:27 pm   Subject: Machin overprints
Hi Tony

Herewith some pre-decimal overprints

http://s1175.photobucket.com/user/sad-bloke/media/Tod%205p_zpstvfenjwh.jpg.html?o=0

Regards
David Bradbury
  Topic: Embargo notices
sad-bloke

Replies: 4
Views: 9403

PostForum: Machins to Buy, Sell or Exchange   Posted: Mon Dec 01, 2014 2:04 pm   Subject: Embargo notices
Hi Mike

No problem

I had hoped to make a fortune out of selling these and retire to the Seychelles but I guess it's not to be.

Contact me at d.l.bradbury@btinternet.com

Regards

David Br ...
  Topic: Embargo notices
sad-bloke

Replies: 4
Views: 9403

PostForum: Machins to Buy, Sell or Exchange   Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2014 4:38 pm   Subject: Embargo notices
Hi

I've got these:-

1962 National Productivity Year (14 November)
SD 2826P Embargo Notice 7.5" x 4.75" red on cream "Do not exhibit or sell these … stamps before …"

...
  Topic: 4d Olive Sepia
sad-bloke

Replies: 2
Views: 6021

PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:24 pm   Subject: 4d Olive Sepia
Hi

It is not listed cannot see why perhaps an oversight?

If it was listed it would be PD 5.1.3a

Regards

David Bradbury
  Topic: Let's get something moving - tell me about your collection..
sad-bloke

Replies: 14
Views: 17809

PostForum: The GB Machin   Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 5:17 pm   Subject: Let's get something moving - tell me about your collection..
I collect pre-decimal machins. I started as a schoolboy collecting world, then I concentrated on GB but got put off by the never ending commemorative issues which I couldn’t keep-up with financially. ...
  Topic: 6d fiscal use
sad-bloke

Replies: 7
Views: 12618

PostForum: Machins to Buy, Sell or Exchange   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2010 6:20 pm   Subject: 6d fiscal use
Kyösti

Think nothing of it, happy to be of assistance to a fellow collector

Regards

David Bradbury
  Topic: 6d fiscal use
sad-bloke

Replies: 7
Views: 12618

PostForum: Machins to Buy, Sell or Exchange   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2010 6:31 pm   Subject: 6d fiscal use
Kyösti

I have a few spares which I will pop in the post, with my compliments

You will notice that in addition to the 6d pre-decimal the receipt cards are all different

The Jan 69 on has the t ...
  Topic: 6d fiscal use
sad-bloke

Replies: 7
Views: 12618

PostForum: Machins to Buy, Sell or Exchange   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 8:08 pm   Subject: 6d fiscal use
I’m sorry I don’t have anything to offer; neither have I seen many examples of fiscal use, they seem quite elusive to me. All I have is a utilities North Central overprint, use on a Redirected Mail fo ...
  Topic: Hello and Welcome
sad-bloke

Replies: 398
Views: 539873

PostForum: Roll Call   Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2008 2:04 pm   Subject: Hello and Welcome
Hello everyone

I’m a newbie (an oldbie actually) I collect pre-decimal machins and examples of their use.

I have been a stamp collector since my school days but in the 70s decided to concentrate ...
 
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