English and Welsh postmarks since 1840

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The Author , Dumfries, Scotland
Postmarks -- England -- History., Postmarks -- Wales -- His



Statementby James A. Mackay.
LC ClassificationsHE6185.G6 M26 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3832027M
LC Control Number81145064

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James Alexander Mackay (21 November – 12 August ) was a prolific Scottish writer and philatelist whose output of philatelic works was rivalled only by Fred Melville. [citation needed] He was described by John Holman, editor of the British Philatelic Bulletin, as a "philatelic writer without equal" but his reputation was damaged by a conviction for theft from the British Museum early.

Burnsiana, ; Burns-Lore of Dumfries and Galloway, ; Postmarks of England and Wales since; The Gold Sovereign for Collecting and Investment, ; Scottish Post Offices, ; Burns A-Z: The Complete Word Finder, ; Pictorial History of Dumfries, ; Coin Collecting, ; Money Facts and Feats, ; (with N.

Whittaker. Irish Postmarks SinceJ.A. Mackay: self-published, pp, The Guinness Book of Stamps: Facts and Feats, Enfield: Guinness Publishing, pp,ISBN ; 2nd Edition, Guinness Publishing Ltd, pp,ISBN Postmarks of the British Isles, Book 2: by J.

Hendy (). A very useful reference to the postmarks of Britain and Ireland between and Profusely illustrated, and with useful appendices - including a list of obliteration mark numbers and their respective places of use. ( pages)Author: J. Hendy. - British Postmark Society English and Welsh postmarks since 1840 book Bulletin Volumes Publisher: British Postmark Society, Hardback, bound in 12 vols, green cloth binding with gilt titles to spines, Vols and are photocopies else in Very Good condition.

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The first postmark (called the "Bishop Mark") was introduced by English Postmaster General Henry Bishop in and showed only the day and month of mailing in order to prevent the delay of the mail by carriers.

In England during the latter part of the 17th century several postmarks were devised for use with the London Penny Post, a postal system that delivered mailed items within the city of.

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- Irish Postmarks since Publisher: privately published by the author, Dumfries, Large (A4) paperback, pages, crease to transparent plastic front cover, a little foxing to edges, in Good condition.

Detailed work on the postal markings, both handstruck and machine impressed, used in Ireland from   English The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: English and Welsh Postmarks SinceJ.A.

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Mackay. 01 Mar Paperback. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Collect British Postmarks: Handbook to British Postal Markings and Their Values This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are. James Alexander Mackay (21 November – 12 August ) was a prolific Scottish writer and philatelist whose reputation was damaged by a criminal conviction for theft and repeated accusations of plagiarism.

In an obituary by John Holman, Editor of the British Philatelic Bulletin, Mackay was described as a "philatelic writer without equal". Mackay's output was broad and in philatelic works. Undated Postmarks of Wales to by Roger Broomfield Publshed in conjunction with the Welsh Philatelic Societypages, 6 covers in color, card, published £10, $ Postal History of Great Britain and Ireland by Willcocks & Jay The above is the history, this is a.

crossed letters,Maritime postmarks, shipletter marks,before the penny black,Scottish Additional halfpenny We have been interested in British Postal History for years, and have obtained a good few reference books to help identify what we collect.

GPO: Proof Book Entry Only Having said the above, for Scottish Experimentals only a few of these ratings will be used; e.g. NONE of these postmarks are abundant or common!. A big caveat; there may be some marks that are rarely seen and then suddenly a ‘town collector’ puts a collection on the market, e.g.

up until last year I had scans of. MACKAY James A. English and Welsh Postmarks since Dumfries () large pp. 1st ed., fine in green card covers. £ VALLANCEY F. Hugh British Postmarks. - With special reference to the '' and subsequent numbered obliterations. Vallancey Press () 96pp.

1st ed., signed by author on front end paper, clean in worn and marked. The History of the Early Postmarks of the British Isles From Their Introduction Down to With Special Remarks on and Reference to the Sections of the Postal Service to which They Particularly Applied by John G.

Hendy. tCbeIDistor^oftbe POSTMARKS OFTHE BritishIsles Fromto compiledchieflyfromofficialrecords BY CURATOROFTHERECORDROOM,GENERALPOSTOFFICE. - postmarks of the date impression books post office records section 3 by proud. £ - 'THE SCOTS LOCAL NAMESTAMPS ' by Stephens and Erskine.

One Page GB Postmarks From Stamps of the World. A look at the Postmark development of the Victorian Era Postmarks where first used by Henry Bishop in to date cancel letters, as the postage system developed so did postal marks.

When the Penny Black and Two Penny Blue were issued in it was all about cancelling the stamp to. Richard ARUNDEL and Russell TAYLOR, English and Welsh Spoon Cancels Revised edition GB Philatelic Publications Ltd, pp.

Bruce AUCKLAND, Postal Markings of Scotland to pp Postal Markings of Scotland to 1st edition pp. Postmarks of England and Wales Paperback – January 1, by James A Mackay (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). British Postmarks 1, likes 11 talking about this. CommunityFollowers: K.

ENGLISH & WELSH POSTMARKS SINCE JAMES MACKAY. A HISTORY OF BRITISH POSTAGE STAMPS – T TODD NASSAU STREET – HERMAN HERST Jr GB — The Story of GB and her Stamps. James Mackay (reprinted 69). RARE STAMPS – LN & M WILLIAMS (2 copies) STAMP COLLECTING UNHINGED: thirty years to save the hobby. Tim Clegg ().

The additional unframed postmarks on the two added stamps (an orange 1d ‘Reading’ Stamp Duty and an ochre 3d Stamp Duty) confirms the site and date of origin. In addition, there are two German postmarks, a darker Bestellt/ vom/ Postamte 2/ / (--)-1¼N and a fainter Bestellt/ vom/ Postamte 23/ 4 8 91/ 8¾¼N (Figures 1 & 2.

James A Mackay in his book "English and Welsh postmarks since ", published instates on page 22 "Mail prepaid in cash and taken to the Branch Offices on Sundays for onward transmission the following day was marked with distinctive scalloped date stamps containing the abbreviation 'SUN'.A serifed stamp was issued for this purpose in and a much smaller stamp, with sans-serifed.

Collections and Mixed Lots: A Q.V. to collection in four albums, incl. 1d. black (3, one on cover), 1d. reds plates 71 to complete used (less 77), surface printed to 5s.

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used, Jubilee to 10d. mint and 1s. green used, to 2s.6d. used, Seahorses to 10s. used, re-engraved set used, etc., later.CLICK HERE for a Bibliography of references to the Station Postmarks of GB & Ireland. We will divide this page into two parts, both of which are based on the books Railway Station Postmarks by DP Gowen (published by the Railway Philatelic Group in ) and Postmarks of British & Irish Railway Stations by WT Pipe (published by the Railway Philatelic Group in ).

Inland & Foreign Postage Rates of the British Isles by Robinson, English & Welsh Postmarks since by Mackay, P.O. Notices by Haslam & Moreton, Postal Markings of Scotland by Auckland, Collect British Postmarks by Whitney & Willcocks Postal History Catalogue () etc.

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