Welcome to 3 Centuries Postal History
3 Centuries Postal History is the only online site dedicated to the stock and collection of world-renowned postal history dealer and collector Michael Goodman (1930-2010).
Over six decades, Michael amassed an extremely wide-ranging selection of quality British, Commonwealth and Foreign Postal History, as well as World Postal Stationery in all its many forms, and GB Stamps dating back to 1840.
You'll also find selected items from his philatelic library, including out of print philatelic literature, and some fascinating items of ephemera.
1894 Persia 5 Ch blue postal stationery cover used TEHERAN 1903This is an 1894 postal stationery cover used in 1903 from TEHERAN. Very scarce item.Read More£25.00
1855 1d star blued paper: large crown P16This is a neat wrapper with a very nicely centred 1d star on blued paper in the large crown 16 format. Used at Newcastle on Tyne in 1855.Read More£50.00
1921 King George V 4d green plus 1d carmine registered envelopeThis is a 1921 King George V 4d green plus 1d carmine registered cover size G, with an additional 3d stamp - addressed to Switzerland. Catalogue RP37. Good condition.Read More£65.00
1889 Illustrated satirical art publicationExtraordinary (and extraordinarily scarce) copy of a single-sheet, folded concertina-style calendar/book of 12 pages and front cover.Read More£125.00
1940 King George VI 2½d blue unused letter cardThis is the 2½d King George VI letter card - first issue - with the 1½d incorrect rate instructions on the reverse.Read More£35.00
1903 Russia PPC FPO17 used at Harbin, ManchuriaA picture postcard of a period street, used from FPO17 at Harbin, Manchuria and a transit mark of the Chinese Eastern Railway (CER) TPO 262 addressed to London.Read More£250.00
1872 Fine Pair of Plate 8 Queen Victoria 1/2d stamps on coverA fine horizontal pair of Queen Victoria halfpenny plate 8 adhesives on a cover to Edinburgh from Leeds, dating from 1872.Read More£75.00
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