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Happy 295th birthday Thomas…

Today would have been the 295th Birthday of Thomas Chippendale. Thomas Chippendale was a London cabinet marker and furniture designer in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo, and Neoclassical styles. In 1754 he published a book of his designs, titled The Gentleman and Cabinet Maker’s Director. The … Continue reading

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Can i have a 1st class stamp?…. That’s £5m please!

                          In 1855, Sweden issued its first postage stamps, a set of five depicting the Swedish coat of arms, with denominations ranging from 3 to 24 skillings banco. The 3-skilling banco value … Continue reading

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