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I liked this joke that I found in Contact, the bi-monthly journal of CAM International.

My husband purchased a world map, gave me a dart and said; "Throw this, and wherever it lands, I'm taking you for a holiday when this pandemic is over." Turns out we're spending two weeks behind the fridge!
Our days are happier when we give people a bit of our heart rather than a piece of our mind!

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Now that would be a budget holiday ! :lol: :lol:
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Nice one lesbootmsn :D My wife and I laughed out loud :)

In return, here are a couple of items sent me by a friend recently.
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** WELCOME TO WILD WEDNESDAY ! **
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Throwing a spanner in the works?

Sadly, the rights movement in West Papua is only one
of many suppressed aspirational movements worldwide.

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There are still 2 minutes left of Tuesday here...
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Not anymore.
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That Humungously Fat Envelope Number Ate.
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Ubobo.R.O. wrote:
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Since this topic has come up, I reproduce here an article by Tony Ward on the subject. This was submitted to a Swedish stamp magazine and published (in Swedish) in October 2010.

NZ Bicycle Posts A report by Tony Ward, NSW.
In 1968 Timaru was a small sleepy town in New Zealand’s South Island.
Bruce Henderson, an entrepreneurial 18 year old school boy, and junior stamp collector, enlisted the help of 2 school mates to start a local bicycle delivery.
The new service was called ‘Moulins Services’. There was popular support by local businesses as they allowed good savings for the local delivery of receipts and accounts. There were 5 collecting points ranging from shops to actual residences. Mail that was ‘posted’ before 3:30pm would be picked up after school and delivered later in the day by the boys. The deliveries were shared around among the boys, but at busy times the deliveries continued into the evening.
The delivery rates were:

- unsealed invoices and receipts
- sealed letters [Official PO rate of 3¢]
- small packets
15¢, 30¢ - larger packets
Registered mail was an additional .[Official PO rate of 18¢]


Stamps were issued. The first issues were 1¢ and 2¢.
As the service grew extra 3¢, 5¢, 7¢ and 15¢ values were printed. While there was no 3¢ rate this was to be used in multiples to make help make up other values in time of shortage.


The first printings of the 1¢, 3¢ and 7¢ were on orange paper. Later printings were on similar but lemon paper.
The 2¢, 5¢ and 15¢ were on red paper. All stamps had shiny gum, and were rouletted.
The printing was in black on the 1¢ and 2¢, and dark blue on the 5¢, while a blue-ish green on the 3¢. The 7¢ is in two colours: red printing [POSTES MOULINS] and dark blue.
1968 Timaru Local Post, set of six stamps.
1968 Timaru Local Post, set of six stamps.
The 15¢ appeared with raised gold [embossed] printing on a dark red paper and on the standard gummed paper like the other values. Some proofs printed on thin red card and imperf were also used as stamps when supplies of the gummed stamps ran low. These vary in size.

The sheets were singly printed in two parts which gave tête-bêche pairs at the centre of the sheet. Like the half sheet printing by the Lunds Lokal Post of 1945.
The Moulins Service started on 2nd December 1968 and continued until 12th April 1969. Only 4 months over the school holiday period and summer. The early closing was the result of a David and Goliath like confrontation against the giant Post Office monopoly. In this case Goliath won! The school boys were threatened with huge personal fines per letter carried and the Service closed immediately.
There are few actual used covers from the period. Perhaps the more label-like appearance than stamp appearance may account for this scarcity.
All letters were hand stamped with one of four cancellations. Bruce Henderson used the letters BRH within a circle with a date, Sandy Stewart used REC and Geoff Mills used SJY. Another combination sometimes used was ANS which was in the office and could be likened to “paquebot” or “loose-letter” mail.


Unaddressed special cancelled to order [CTO] covers do exist.

The tropical coloured covers exist inscribed with MOULINS SERVICES and plain white envelopes with and without girl with bike logo.


Records were not kept of numbers printed or used. The stamps had worldwide philatelic interest and to this day sets are very rare with few collectors having the printings on both lemon and orange paper, tête-bêche pairs, let alone CTO covers.

A souvenir folder exists with a tropical yellow cover [228 mm x 98 mm] which contains a 1¢ on orange paper and a 2¢ on red paper, both cancelled.


In 2009 the New Zealand National Stamp Exhibition, Timpex, was held in Timaru. This gave a suitable opportunity for a 40 year re-enactment. A special souvenir sheet was printed and Bruce returned to his old delivery ground. Special covers [500] were carried and some suitably signed by both the postie and local officials. The 30¢ stamp design shows Bruce on his bike (photographed by Micki Flavell) and an orchid blooming in Bruce’s garden (photographed by Bruce.)
Signed cover, carried by Timaru bikepost re-enactment at the Stamp Exhibition.
Signed cover, carried by Timaru bikepost re-enactment at the Stamp Exhibition.
The souvenir sheet had one stamp inverted and caused much interest with both the old and new collectors. Some covers had tête-bêche pairs on them.

There had been only a few earlier local posts in NZ. Starting with the Pigeon Posts linking Great Barrier Island with Auckland in 1898 (which are often considered the world’s first airmail stamps), the sub-Antarctic Auckland Islands for the “General Grant” 1915 expedition, and some special Airmail Services of 1930. All of these labels were evidence of a semi-approved local post. At this stage the NZ Post Office had a well-protected monopoly. The Timaru Bicycle Post was not an official service.
Bruce Henderson has been involved in many Cinderella issues subsequently, for specially created ‘States’ like Queen Maud Land, Occussi-Ambeno, Mevu, and Free Vinland.
Occussi-Ambeno 1989 21st anniversary of the Timaru Bikepost, on first day cover.
Occussi-Ambeno 1989 21st anniversary of the Timaru Bikepost, on first day cover.
One issue of Occussi-Ambeno commemorated the Moulins Service and another 21 years later it’s anniversary.
1968 Timaru Local Post, set of six stamps.
1968 Timaru Local Post, set of six stamps.
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HAPPY JULY TO ALL :!: :D

Thanks Panterra for sharing the Tony Ward write-up on the Timaru, NZ Bicycle Post of 1968–9.
Very informative. :D

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Ubobo.R.O. wrote:
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Airships are fascinating, and sad that there are so few around today.
Wikipedia wrote:The Clément-Bayard No. 2 was a French military airship of 1910, developed by automobile manufacturer Clément-Bayard. Unlike their previous design, this aircraft was designed and built entirely by the firm itself. On 7 September 1910, the airship was used to make the first aerial wireless communications, sending and receiving messages to the Eiffel Tower with a 65 kg (143 lb) transmitter carried aboard.

The No.2 was offered for sale to the French Army, at FF 200,000 (less than half the price of No.1), but was again rejected as too expensive. It was next offered to sale to the UK, and on 16 October Maurice Clément himself piloted it across the English Channel, setting off from Breuil at 6:55 am and arriving at Wormwood Scrubs, where The Daily Mail newspaper had funded construction of an airship shed, at 1:25 pm, where around 3000 people had gathered to see it arrive. After arrival, it was purchased by the War Office for £18,000 (around 450,000 French francs). However, after deflation to transport to another airship base, it was damaged during ground transit so extensively that it was judged beyond repair and never flew again.
Rather inappropriate use of £18,000 of taxpayers' money, methinks! :shock:

The Clément-Bayard No. 1 (shown on the stamp) was 56¼ metres long, 10.58 metres wide, 3,500 cubic metres, powered by 2 Clément Bayard 115 cv engines. It first flew on 28 October 1908.

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Happy Day ALL! I think we have lift-off. ;)

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Meet Mayor Max of Idyllwild, California

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Mayor Max of Idyllwild, California

Max (Maximus Mighty-Dog Mueller) was voted into office during an election held on June 11, 12, and 13, 2012 in Idyllwild, and was inaugurated to a one-year term on July 1, 2012.

As Idyllwild is a non-incorporated town, it has no human mayor. Idyllwild Animal Rescue Friends (ARF), a non-profit 501(c)(3), sponsored Idyllwild's first-ever mayoral election. Any local resident was permitted to nominate his or her dog or cat. 14 dogs and 2 cats were nominated and ran for office. Constituents cast their votes via $1 donations each, and all $31,000 of the proceeds benefited ARF.

Max won a full two-thirds of the votes, and became Idyllwild's first mayor.

Max's popularity moved the people of Idyllwild to appeal to ARF for his continuation in office beyond his one-year term. On February 9, 2013, ARF announced the extension of his one-year term to a second and final year, ending on June 30, 2014.

On April 2, 2013, Mayor Max passed away. The successor for the remainder of Max's term, Maximus Mighty-Dog Mueller, II, arrived in Idyllwild on July 21, 2013. Idyllwild Animal Rescue Friends approved his mayoral transition plan.

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Mayor Max I

Upon his arrival to Idyllwild, Max was accompanied by two deputy mayors: Mikey and Mitzi (Mikey Mighty-Dog Mueller and Mitzi Marie Mueller). The trio is often referred to as "the Mayor and the spares" or simply "the Mayors of Idyllwild."

Mayor Max, Deputy Mayor Mikey, and Deputy Mayor Mitzi are all related to Mayor Max, I; all four dogs share a common ancestor. Mikey and Mitzi are siblings from the same litter, and Max is a cousin of theirs. Mikey and Mitzi were born in Ohio, and Max was born in California.

In March of 2014, as the June 30 end of Max's term approached, ARF solicited the town's interest in holding another election. Once again, the people overwhelmingly pled for Mayor Max's continuation in perpetuity. Mayor Max and his two deputies, Mikey and Mitzi, continue to serve the town of Idyllwild.

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Mayor Max II

Feel free to contact the Office of Mayor Max of Idyllwild at any time.

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Great story Brad. Was Mayor Max's first decree to make the town a cat free zone ?
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For Terry:
Painting Winx and Hugh Bowman on Dunedoo silo worth battling fear of heights, artist says


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Winx and Hugh Bowman immortalised in jockey's home town(Supplied: Andrew Chapman)


Painting a canvas 19 metres above the ground is not something Peter Mortimore is used to.

Key points:
Winx's regular jockey Hugh Bowman grew up in Dunedoo
The duo will be immortalised in a mural on the town's grain silo
It is expected to take six to eight weeks to complete and become a tourist drawcard
The popular equine artist has been tasked with immortalising champion mare Winx and jockey Hugh Bowman on silos at Dunedoo in western New South Wales.

"I had to get over my fear of heights," Mr Mortimore said.

"I'm up there by myself in a little basket, it sways around a bit, and even when I come down to ground level, I still sway around for about half an hour."

Bowman grew up on a farm just outside Dunedoo before going on to become one of the world's best jockeys and entering the record books alongside Winx.

Four years ago, local farmer Brett Yeo bought the town's silos when grain company Graincorp sold off 72 of them throughout NSW.

The project to paint the silos in Bowman's honour received a $95,000 state government grant last year.


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Peter Mortimore says he had to overcome a fear of heights before starting the mural.(Supplied: Andrew Chapman)


Getting started
Mr Mortimore, who runs a gallery in Dorrigo, has been painting horses on canvas for 25 years and said this was by far his biggest commission.

The project is expected to take six to eight weeks to complete.

"Last week I started gridding, just putting marks on the silo," Mr Mortimore said.

"I had to work out how to take an A4 drawing and turn it into a 19-metre one.

"The first step was putting all the grids on, giving me an idea of how to do it, and then it was just a case of tidying up the drawing, getting all the proportions right."



Peter Mortimore artist and wife Carolyn
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Peter Mortimore, pictured with wife Carolyn, has been tasked with painting the Dunedoo silos.(Supplied)
He said getting it right came down to using a simple ruler.


"I used the down pipe on the silo as a guide, and then I went a metre around from there and worked all over the silo with a metre ruler to measure it all up — it took about two days to do that."

And the artist said he would not be taking the easy option and using spray cans.

"I started using spray initially, but it's just something foreign to me so I've gone back to a brush, that's what I always use."


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Hugh Bowman and Winx return victorious after her final race in April 2019.(AAP: Steve Christo)


Artwork fit for the queen of the turf
Winx retired in 2019 after winning 33 consecutive races, a world record that included 25 Group Ones with overall earnings of $26.4 million.

It is hoped the silo art will boost tourism in Dunedoo, which has been hit hard by three years of drought.

"I've already had to come down a fair few times to talk to people now word the is out," Mr Mortimore said.

"Where it's situated is a great location because it's right in the middle of the main street where people can pull up."
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Thankyou for this story Brad. As RogerE lives closest to Dunedoo, I will expect a report on unveiling day. 8-)
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Ubobo.R.O., some time ago we had next door neighbours with family is Dunedoo, so they would regularly go off for the weekend to visit them.cursus. The distance is about 300km. My wife and I have only been making very local car journeys (just a few kilometres) since Covid19 conditions applied. (We are quite a bit older than you — wiser is an open question!) So, journeys of such scope as you suggest are definitely not in our plans for the present. I am delighted by the silo paintings in general, and very pleased to read about the Dunedoo project, but not about to visit or give you any first hand updates...

Another Happy Day post jogged my memory of Mighty Manfred the Wonder Dog, faithful companion of Tom Terrific. Shall we take a step back in time to glimpse the pair once again?
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Happy Day to Waffle, on 2140 posts, now at Rank 191 on the honour roll. Keep it rolling Waffle. :D
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The Puffin predicts that Waffle will be in the top ranked 150 by Christmas.
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A nice prediction Ubobo.R.O.! Have you been sneaking a peak at my crystal ball‽

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No. At how much scanning I have done.
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Nice postal van Puffin! Is the logo a "streamlined" representation of this one?
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Love Mighty Manfred. I presume that he is an Australian , pre 1970s invention as I have never heard of him.
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TOM TERRIFIC and MIGHTY MANFRED. WIKIPEDIA EXCERPT.
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CONGRATULATIONS TO RogerE.
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Oooo! Hem, hem, ...
Previous post by Ubobo.R.O. = my first awareness of news of that award :D :D
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Very well deserved too. I am ashamed to say that I rarely understand a word of it as my education was in the sciences rather than the arts, to my regrets. I am currently, trying to atone by doing a history degree through O.U.A.
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Roger. May I suggest Anita as the recipient of your stamp news prize ?
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Congrats RogerE. You move from the gold star to blue diamond club now :D

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Thanks sagi2917 :D
Happy Day for many reasons. :D
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Waffle has just reached Stampboards rank 189, with 2158 posts. Excellent work Dr W. !

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Tune in this weekend for my latest " Goodies from Waffle " report. 8-)
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* WELCOME TO SELECTIVE SATURDAY ! *
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Thanks Ubobo.R.O.. I wonder if Panterra can help us with the translations for the Occussi-Ambeno inscriptions‽

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This cheered me up today on a dreary Friday. Postmarked 26th June.
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So sorry that I'm late to your birthday party Puffin. I do hope you had a really lovely day :D Did you do anything nice?
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BIRTHDAY REPORT.
1. Day was nice and sunny so no complaints from the laundry boy. :D
2. Anonymous woman rang me from Sydney.
3. Maggie got a letter from Germany.
4. My favourite jockey rode two winners at Wangaratta.
5. My carers came knocking at the door with two muffins.
6. The sun set.
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Ubobo.R.O. wrote:
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BIRTHDAY REPORT.
1. Day was nice and sunny so no complaints from the laundry boy. :D
2. Anonymous woman rang me from Sydney.
3. Maggie got a letter from Germany.
4. My favourite jockey rode two winners at Wangaratta.
5. My carers came knocking at the door with two muffins.
6. The sun set.
That sounds like a lovely day!
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RogerE wrote:
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Thanks Ubobo.R.O.. I wonder if Panterra can help us with the translations for the Occussi-Ambeno inscriptions‽

/RogerE :D
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Occussi-Ambeno 1986 Heb-Sed Festival set.


This set was issued on 5th November 1986. It took an immense effort in both composing and printing to achieve. The set was primarily issued to test out my plan to use ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs printed in colour on modern letterpress equipment.

In ancient Egypt, the Heb Sed was celebrated as a festival to rejuvenate the Pharaoh, and featured (among the usual feasting and imbibing) the King sprinting! It was often celebrated on the 30th anniversary of the King’s coronation, or at any other time the King may decree.

The top register, along with the stamp value, has the name of our country, Occussi-Ambeno, in the Occussian script.

The centre register has six hieroglyphic signs, which show the six main events associated with the festival. From left to right, they are:

GIVE PRAISE TO THE GODS.

GET SHOWERED & BE PURIFIED.

GET HIGH.

SING.

EAT & DRINK.


(and finally, when all that is done,)

BE WEARY.

The lower register again shows hieroglyphs. At the left is the Djed Column, the human tailbone with the first four vertebrae, which means Stability. (This is the essential part of the human body: most folks who get an injury to that area are thenceforth confined to bed or wheelchair.) At the right is a bird with a human head, and a bowl of burning insense in front, which represents the Soul. The four red signs in the centre say Heb Sed Festival.

For more information on the Heb Sed Festival, click here. For more information on Egyptian hieroglyphs, click here. To learn hieroglyphs, enrol in a course of Near-Eastern Studies at your local university, or buy the textbook: “Egyptian Grammar” by Sir Alan Gardiner (Oxford University Press.)

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I've GOT to keep my out for this stamp. Love it! France SG3159A. It's described as "girl with cake". It certainly doesn't look that innocuous!
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Wooaahh! Must be an action shot — the man with a blue shirt in the bottom left corner of his back yard is gardening away industriously, unaware of the crushing fate about to befall him!

Not so much "Bag End" as "Skyfall" methinks. ;)

/RogerE :D

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My visit to the Cheltenham Post Office today to collect my philatelic surprises, although there were fewer than previous weeks.

The USS Missouri was there:

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With a couple of nice covers:

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JFK Scott #1246 Artcraft cachet unused but overprinted by Atlas Chemical Industries.
These were a giveaway to Atlas's customers.
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Elvis scarce Artcraft cachet fdc postmarked Memphis Tennessee January 8, 1993.
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The first of two items from an eBayer in the ACT:

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And inside were these nice pair of Longreach covers:

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1988 Opening of the Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame by QEII
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Horses of Australia fdc cancelled Warwick Qld pictorial withLongreach Australian Stockman's Hall of Fame 1988 pictorial postmark.
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