Sunday, 10 May 2020

Castle Cary Handstamp, 1835

The framed "Castle Cary / P.y Post" handstamp is known used from 1824 to 1827.  Below is an example of its later usage with the "P.y Post" removed in 1835.  No usage is known in the intervening years.

Wednesday, 6 May 2020

Taunton Show 1935

The Bath and West Agricultural Show was held in Taunton in 1935.  Below is shown a label advertising the Show and a postcard posted on 1st June 1935 (the last day of the Show) with the message "Off to Show" and a pencil comment "Very Wet".