Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Hidden treasure





Inside a box that belonged to my grandmother. I love old stamps. I love exploring personal history. I wonder who she knew in New York?

Osc, Nora and I went on a little holiday last week. Was hoping to share photos here today, but I seem to have broken the USB that reads my SD card. Soon. Hopefully.

ps Have you ever ridden a penny farthing? My sister got to give it a go recently. Looks scary

7 comments:

  1. Exciting finds- and lovely pictures, Jo xx

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  2. I love the simplicity of the single colour stamps & they are so intricate - beautiful

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  3. So much history, such a beautiful discovery. Look forward to seeing your holiday snaps when you get to them xo

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  4. I adore stamps - especially the older ones. I'm the lucky owner of a rather substantial collection left by my step-father in-law ... whilst I don't call myself a collector i do so love to ponder on all the places they've been and the letters/packages they adorned... sigh... xx

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    1. How lucky and lovely to have a substantial collection to peruse. They are so beautiful. I do get a little sentimental about these things.

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  5. What beautiful treasures. Oh the memories behind those stamps. You could frame them and then you willhave them to look at each day.

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  6. What a find! Yes, frame them! They will look gorgoeous! I used to collect stamps, I had albums everywhere....I wonder where they are....

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