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Post Options Post Options   Quote Keith Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 May 2014 at 02:39
I've asked but don't expect a reply until the snooker has finished.

I bought the sheets almost 4 years ago and I think tthere were few, if any, more. I wonder how many were produced. I've only ever seen the singles on eBay.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Keith Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 May 2014 at 04:21
I've sent you a PM Joolz.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Joolz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 03 May 2014 at 06:19
Originally posted by Keith Keith wrote:

I've sent you a PM Joolz.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Keith Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 02 June 2014 at 22:54
I've updated this page on askme in order to include the later Henry V!!! "Matrimonial Cause" sheets.  I don't know how many of these are in the wild but I've never seen them on eBay.  They seem to show that there was a knowledge of Wonderland as far back as Tudor times.

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Originally posted by phantasmagoria phantasmagoria wrote:

Nothing really exotic about the Tudor set;  I came across a very old album devoted to Shakespearean quotes using cutout designs from stamps of the 1920s/3os  The opening page had the stamps stuck in. I managed to retrieve them, and realized there were only four Tudor issues involved,,, no Henry VII 

So, this begs the question as to the origin of these found stamps and I am now able to answer this having acquired a nice lot of articles from various philatelic publications and newspapers relating to Cinderella stamps. In The American Philatelist for October 1988, four stamps are depicted on the cover. The article inside explains that the book that Gerald refers to is G A Higlett's Shakespeare as a Stamp Collector which consists of various quotes from Shakespeare that could easily seem to refer to postage stamps. It was published in England in 1921 and it was limited to only 136 copies and it did contain the stamps mounted opposite the title page. If Gerald still has it, it must be very rare in itself.

All I can show is the cover of the magazine:

Higlett by Spicer57, on Flickr
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