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Links for Machin Collectors
All links verified on January 29, 2012.
Roy Simpsons Machin Blog
which covers current events in the Machin world as well as other useful information
and identification tips. He goes over some topics that are not covered elsewhere on the
web. Since it’s a blog, you can add your own comments or questions. And I post there
occasionally as well. Highly
- Machin Postal History - Ian Billings
shows some interesting Machin covers. Postal History doesn’t have to be old.
Dave Arthur’s Machin Forum,
with lots of discussion about aspects of Machins. You may post
your own questions and comments there.
A glorious display
of 400+ face-different Machins. (Missing some of the newer ones the last time I checked.)
- Machins galore at Robin Harris comprehensive
Machin web site
Be sure to see his
Machin timeline and his organized list of
Jonz Stamping Ground has information on several aspects of Machins, including
the Millennium Machin (and how to distinguish the work of the three printers),
coils, overprints and underprints, and forgeries
- GB Machins by Roy
Simpson, a very comprehensive review of all the subtleties of the Machins, includes a
My Machin Collection is a description by an unnamed collector Note: There
are some errors in the detailed information presented here
- Some Machin stamp booklets
(stitched booklets from the 1970s) are pictures and described here. Also some
miscellaneous Machin material.
- Stampprinters.info has a lot
of information about printers as well as other printing-related topics. Besides information
on each of the printers that has produced Machins, there are several interesting articles
for Machin collectors, including one titled “The Genesis of the Machin Design.”
- Information about postage labels with the Machin portrait can be found at
Postage Labels of the UK and
at Norvic Philatelics
here and here.
The Potteries, Machin’s
home town, recognizes him.
An obituary of Arnold Machin.
Machin information elsewhere on GBStamps.com
|Last update: January 29, 2012
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