Well it's a stamp II
Every little helps. Another alternative form of ‘payment’ was a Tesco savings stamp. Went through no problem. Wonder if the barcode on the stamp had anything to do with it sneaking through? Maybe Mr. postie was just feeling sorry for someone’s mistake or just thinking what daft sod would waste £1 when a real stamp costs less!
Well it's a stamp I
Well it’s a stamp… just not a postage one. Green Shield stamps were also withdrawn in 1991 so it sort of doubles up as a celebration of them. But alas didn’t make it though without a charge, perhaps because they don’t have a value printed on them?
got to hand it to them
Lets decode! Nothing unusual about the stamp or how it is used, this one is all about the address. The address on the front was written in sign language, apart from numerals with an A-Z decoder on the back (I’m not that cruel). It came back with a note cello taped to the front with my address on it. Love the way they didn’t quite decode it properly and spelt my surname as FIDSON...
traveling first class
Oh the posh posh traveling life, the traveling life for me! (chitty chitty bang bang, guilty pleasure) Well she is the Queen and with what I’ve put her through previously thought she’d enjoy traveling in a style she’s accustomed to.
I loved these foam planes as a kid. Still do! Another form of airmail? The point of this piece was to get the franks to work in conjunction with the stamps so I would have nice roundels on the wings and body. Wings came out nice though a bit faint and planes body frank a little off. This one got a little battered must of been a lot of turbulence that day the tail wings didn’t survive the...
anyone for chess
Queen to E1! Address was set on the back, stamp obviously on the front. Corners got a little bashed and I’d lost a pawn along the way but apart from that this board went though okay and a nice frank, to boot.