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Forget Black Friday… it's STAMP SATURDAY!

18 November 2021

Widescreen TVs… electric toothbrushes… toasters… Black Friday is all very well but we'd prefer to help our audience build their stamp collections, so we've launched 'Stamp Saturday'! We hope you agree it sounds like much more fun!

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Take a virtual tour of postcard exhibition
The Postal Museum have published a virtual tour through their current Wish You Were Here exhibition, which celebrates…
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