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The 1897 Red Revenue 2c Green Surcharge

The 1897 Red Revenue 2c Green Surcharge

As if our recent revelation of the re-discovery of the $2 Hall of Classics block with inverted centre were not enough, an earlier Chinese rarity of comparable importance has also now appeared….or, more accurately, re-appeared. The “Red Revenue” issues have intrigued...
A Candle Light on the Crimea War

A Candle Light on the Crimea War

There was something smelly going on in late January 1855, and it all seemed to originate from the foul stink permeating from the Crimea War. The Duke of Newcastle, Henry Pelham-Clinton, was the Secretary of War for the British Government from June 1854 but resigned...
Your James Bond Cover to Geneva

Your James Bond Cover to Geneva

With the very sad news that Sean Connery passed away this week, we thought it would be fitting to pay homage in some way to this iconic actor. And what better way than highlighting a cover that has a touch of James Bond about it, and connects us with the iconic film...