28 May 2023

Royal interest in first stamp

King Carl Gustav XVI of Sweden is not only interested in Swedish stamps. In this photo, Alan Holyoake (to the left) shows his collection of Penny Black stamps to the king at the Stockholmia 2019 philatelic meeting/conference.

King Carl Gustav XVI and Alan Holyoake discussing Penny Blacks at the Stockholmia 2019.
René Hillesum

René Hillesum

Collector of postal history of Finland and postmarks of Imperial Saint Petersburg.

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