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Member postings for Kim Tomlinson

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06/08/2020 07:21:57

"Has anyone else had a problem with GREAT BRITAIN STAMPS???"

Yes I sent for stamps with them.. I selected stamps from web site, expecting a 1 - 2 week delivery, after 3 used their web site question box, no reply thought I may have done something wrong so 3 days later tried again.........nothing. 4 weeks found their number and rang, polite man answered and told me they had nearly completed the order and it would be sent out that day. week 5 nothing rang again, polite man answered order was almost complete quoting 'it takes time to sort out and find stamps in private collection albums' week 6 they arrived. all perfect and as ordered.

In my head I see a room full of second hand albums, they advertise everything and hope one of the albums has it in then have to search for it, they should not advertise whats not ready sorted and ready to go.

I don't use then now

Edited By Kim Tomlinson on 06/08/2020 07:23:57

Thread: Display Album
16/02/2020 06:17:32

So can I assume that no-one displays their stamps but just collect them!!!

09/02/2020 10:29:05

Not quite right though

08/02/2020 17:15:12

2020-02-08 10.57.46.jpgI can see them however try this way..

2020-02-08 10.53.44.jpg

08/02/2020 11:31:15

this is stock book layout

This is my idea but it's not quite right!

Edited By Kim Tomlinson on 08/02/2020 11:34:21

08/02/2020 08:42:09

I will have to mock one up and see if result is worth the effort

07/02/2020 17:26:47

I have been bulking out my older collection.

I am keeping them in Stock albums, but they are not ideal for displaying the stamps, some overlap (especially portrait ones), different sizes of stamps and sets and its difficult to neatly label up the dates and titles of the sets.

I am thinking of a large ring binder with black card pages with the stamp mounts stuck in and a white pen or pencil to title the sets and all nicely spaced.

Does anyone else do this as I can find no examples when googling, do you all just keep them in stock books?

Thread: Phosphor Band's
20/10/2019 14:20:32

The stamp was mint, but same happens on used too

20/10/2019 11:36:02

I have a 1/2D Machin I hold it to the light and it has two bands.

I have a £3 uv torch from ebay and it shows nothing up!

I have a £25 uv lamp from a dealer and it shows nothing up!

I am sure that years ago I had a lamp and the Phosphor bands glowed quite bright.

What's going on?

Thread: SG MS1501 Comm. or Mach/def.
28/07/2019 09:58:43

A bit more googleing (other search engines available) I have discovered more minisheets.

I keep my stamps in stock books one set for Commemorative's and another for Machin/Definitive

Therefore I think I will get another stock book for minisheet's, panes etc.

28/07/2019 09:10:27
SG MS1501  

"Stamp World London '90" Penny Black minisheet


Which side of the fence does this drop, Commemorative or Machin/Definitive???

Edited By Kim Tomlinson on 28/07/2019 09:12:13

Thread: British Fine/Used Wanted
27/07/2019 09:05:16

I have some silly little gaps in my Fine Used collection and I cant find anywhere on line that sell single F/U stamps. Has anyone got spare fine used British Bridges SG 764, 766, Chistmas '70 SG 840, Literary Anniversaries SG 885,

Thread: Phosphor Band's
30/06/2019 09:49:41

Yes they are British I am collecting stamps up to 2000,

30/06/2019 08:43:37

Phosphor Band's

I am just getting back into my collection after a few decades, I purchased a UV torch from flea bay to look at the Phosphor bands etc. It seems to work dimly on some but not at all on some I know have bands! I used to have another lamp back in the day but lost it, As I remember it used to make the band's pop out.

Is it my memory playing tricks or have the bands faded with age

Thread: USPS Moon Landing First Day Covers
28/06/2019 12:41:17

I can.t even email a question on USPS Site as I have not a US Address

28/06/2019 12:32:19


The click on Shipping info

The Postal Store® cannot accept orders for shipment outside the United States, but we do ship to APO/FPO/DPO addresses and U.S. territories

I can't find any international pages.

25/06/2019 20:23:14

Is there any way to get the Moon Landing 50 Year Stamps in the UK.

I got the original one for the USA back in '69 as a gift and I has my address at the time written on it, I would like to get the latest set but is seems on the USPS site it says they don't ship outside the USA.

My father still lives at the same address as in 1969 so would love to get them shipped there.

Thread: SG727 Issue date
14/06/2019 14:10:11

Thanks Neil

I just found a list for commemorative's on Wikipedia


Smiles are on the list, so I take it they are Commemorative and the others are not so Q1, Q3, Q4 and Q5 are definitive's (maybe)

08/06/2019 08:32:10

Sorry I am back with a few more anomalies.

Q1 1990 150th anniversary of penny black, it’s commemorative but definitive in form, which way do collectors view it?

Q2 1990 Smiles Not commemorative but are the definitive?

Q3 1993 greetings booklet stamps which side of the divide do these fall?

Q4 2000 (6 Jan) New Millennium, same basic question?

Q5 2000 (15 Feb) Booklet stamps are these the same as in Q1 or a completely different area?

Generally where do these sit in your collections…

04/06/2019 21:01:53

Thank you for your help. not the result I wanted, but that's the way sometimes.

So with no exact date a possible more problem like this in the decimal era....

I will save them in separate albums.

Again thanks all.

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