Machin head
Sorry, I have nothing of interest to tell you today, but it's just that I put one of the 1977 large Machin stamps on my desk top yesterday and I thought it looked so beautiful that I decided to show them to you.

They are just the basic stamps, a set of 8 high values issued from 1977 onwards, but I love the subdued colours (apart from the £1 which sticks out like a sore thumb) and the fact that you can enjoy the actual portrait so much more on this larger scale.

These were one of those Machin stamps that I had never come round to buying.

I finally pulled myself together and got the basic set, which is a start, isn't it?!