A History of Victorian Postage by Gerard Cheshire

By Gerard Cheshire

there's a classy attractiveness to outdated stamps, that have been miniature artworks of their aspect and colors, that allows you to lead them to tricky to counterfeit. it's this aesthetic sensibility that draws many creditors of early stamps, simply because they appear significant prepared at the album web page, and there's a very easy wish to entire units of stamps, in order that all gaps are stuffed and a delightful show is achieved.

From the early days of sending messages engraved on clay drugs, to the advent of paper from Asia atmosphere the rage for the subsequent a number of hundred years, humans were sending mail considering time immemorial.

Gerard Cheshire takes us during the interesting evolution of the postage approach and its linked historical past, paying designated awareness to the advance and refinement of stamps, from their wax-seal precursors via to the well known Penny Black and beyond.

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