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General Information
Covers multiple topics or countries


Philatelic displays Philatelic collections to view online
An expanding selection of philatelic collections and displays to view at any time
Lagan Valley Members
Philatelic displays
Philatelic collections to view online
This list details only the displays submitted for on-line viewing by members
Philatelic translator The most common philatelic words and terms translated into French, German, Italian, Portuguese
and Spanish. Includes the common colours and numbers encountered.
Philatelic library An online collection of philatelic books
Covers classic works such as the Nissen Plate to more modern research
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Please Note - This section is updated from various sources and as such, updates may take place at any time - Regular checks on this section are recommended
Coronation 1937 An illustrated reference to the printed covers produced for this event.
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Lighthouses on Stamps An illustrated reference to this thematic topic
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Magazine Articles A fully indexed selection of magazine articles to read on-line
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Philatelic Encyclopedia An on-line encyclopedia covering a wide range of topics
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Great Britain


Perpetual Calendar Find out which day of the week a letter was posted or delivered on
(Useful for finding Sunday dates)
Covers all dates from 1582 to 2019
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Postage Rates GB postage rates from 1638
A simplified guide for easy reference
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Plate 11
An on-line illustrated guide to the special items known from this plate

Black and red stamps with red cancellations
Red stamps with blue cancellations and
items that show other special cancellations
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Plating the Penny Red An on-line version of the plating method used in the Fisher/Brown books

Linked to a database of measurements, a plate life database and the imprimature sheets
this will narrow down the possible plates for any given stamp
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Great Britain - Postmarks


The Maltese Cross An introduction to the various types of Maltese Cross cancellations as used
on the first Postage stamps of Great Britain
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Numbers in
Maltese Cross
An introduction to the various types and sub-types of Maltese Cross cancellations as used
at the London Chief Office
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Sunday Marks Illustrated reference notes relating to special marks applied to mail on Sunday's
Postmark Database A searchable database of postmark place names of Great Britain
This database is constantly expanding both in terms of the data for a given mark and the illustrations included
Search using the letters you can see to find possible solutions and identify the postmark
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Ireland


Overprinted
GB stamps
The overprints applied to the King George V stamps of Great Britain
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