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Crimean War postal history - a letter written with gun powder

Posted: 18 Apr 2014
We take a look at a letter written with gunpowder rather than ink, sent from the frontline of the Crimean War of the 1850s, detailed in the May 2014 issue of Stamp & Coin Mart ...

British Museum Coins - coinage from the Kingdom of Askum

Posted: 15 Apr 2014
Take a look at this fascinating coin from the Kingdom of Askum in what is now East Africa, as detailed in the May issue of Stamp & Coin Mart

Collectors Gazette

Collecting Kinder Egg toys

Posted: 14 Apr 2014
Rounding up some of the best Kinder Egg toys... just in time for Easter.

Switzerland's Bundesfeier (National Festival) postal cards

Posted: 09 Apr 2014
Switzerland's Pro Patria stamps have proved to be a long-running annual issue, helping to raise funds for a range of good causes in Switzerland, but their forerunners were the ...

How African stamps helped build the Spitfire - French Cameroun ‘Spitfire Fund’ stamps explained

Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Vincent A Green reveals how French Cameroun stamps contributed to the production of the legendary Spitfire fighter aircraft during World War Two

Dolls House and Miniature Scene Magazine

A Brief History of The Sideboard

Posted: 02 Apr 2014
Moi Ali takes a nosy around the sideboard, from elegant Georgian versions to funky 1970s Danish pieces

Stamp collecting experts: John Apfelbaum on USA's 'grill' stamps

Posted: 01 Apr 2014
The USA’s short-lived ‘grill’ varieties have provided philately with some of its most valuable and intriguing stamps. John Apfelbaum examines this rare variety of stamp and ...

Dolls House and Miniature Scene Magazine

Miniature Toys - A history of Puppets

Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Jane Harrop looks into the history of puppetry and toy theatres.

Dolls House and Miniature Scene Magazine

Make a Miniature 1/12th Scale Wooden Marionette Puppet for the Dolls House Nursery

Posted: 30 Mar 2014
Make this wooden puppet in the style of Jane's childhood ‘Pelham puppet’


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