A detailed and informative catalogue, listing the postmarks of Great Britain, compiled by some of the leading experts in the field.
KEY SELLING FEATURES:
• A unique collaboration between Stanley Gibbons and the British Postmark Society.
• Compiled by a number of leading experts in the field.
• Equally useful for the beginners and specialists.
• Allows the collector to identify any postmark and determine a minimum value of any cover.
• Valuations provided for every entry.
• Prices are for clear postmarks on complete cover; notes assist on pricing pieces and single stamps.
• The catalogue’s comprehensive numbering system is widely used by postmark collectors.
• Helpful guidance provided for the beginner.
• Laid out in a new, easy-to-use style with clear illustrations throughout.
• Updated and fully re-priced to reflect current market conditions.
DETAILED CONTENTS/COUNTRIES COVERED:
Collect British Postmarks is a highly detailed and specialised catalogue. It has been compiled by a number of leading specialists in the field and their advice and expertise has been sought throughout the compiling of the catalogue. It has been completely re-set, with the introduction of colour designed to make the catalogue visually more exciting.
It has been updated and completely re-priced throughout to reflect current market conditions.
Here is a detailed list of the areas covered within the catalogue:
1. The General Post to 1839
1A. Free Franks
2. London Local Posts to 1839
3. Marks of the Provincial Post to 1839 (England and Wales)
4. Early Scottish Marks to 1839
5. Early Irish Marks
6. The Great Post Office Reforms, 1839--44
6A. Scots Local Cancellations
7. Numeral, Spoon and Duplex Postmarks
8. Squared Circle Postmarks
9. Later Circular Handstamps
10. Machine Cancellations
11. Slogan Postmarks
12. Special Event Postmarks
13A. Colliery Postmarks
13. Railway Postmarks
14. Maritime Markings
15. Military and Camp Postmarks
18. Charge, Instructional and Explanatory Marks
19. Newspaper, Parcel, Registered, Express and Triangular Postmarks
20. Posted in Advance for Christmas Postmarks
23. British Post Offices Abroad
24. Tourist Cachets
25. Meter Marks
26. Printed Postage Impressions
27. Postal Mechanisation
28. Modern Postal Labels
29. A-Z Interesting Places
30. Postal Rates