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UK Christmas stamps

Post 1

Teasswill

Sticking the second class stamps on my cards to post - keep seeing a ghostly face instead of an angel. It's like one of those optical illusions that can be seen as either of two pictures.


UK Christmas stamps

Post 2

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

smiley - evilgrin


UK Christmas stamps

Post 3

SashaQ - happysad and 'slightly mad'

Yes, I saw that when my first posted Christmas card arrived - made me do a double take! smiley - laugh

Took me a while to be able to see that it is the Angel Gabriel visiting the Shepherds and their flock smiley - sheepsmiley - blacksheep


UK Christmas stamps

Post 4

Bluebottle

The stamp can be seen here:
http://ik.imagekit.io/pimberly/595e406f0f15f30010780448/tr:w-1000,h-1000,cm-pad_resize/7114cab0/5d9b4ba4e4f19348b10001ed.jpg?product_name=Xmas-2019-Class-Large-Sheet-Of-50.jpg
(Though it is larger than life so you don't get the same effect as having a small one in the corner of an envelopesmiley - simpost)


I also enjoy the 1st Class Large stamp and caption that's been circulating on smiley - facepalmsmiley - book about this showing Joseph on vocals smiley - whistlesmiley - musicalnote and Mary on Keyboard:
http://i.imgur.com/fKwucBb.jpg

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UK Christmas stamps

Post 5

SashaQ - happysad and 'slightly mad'

smiley - laughsmiley - ok


UK Christmas stamps

Post 6

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

Yes, it does look like an angel. Are angels technically ghosts anyway? smiley - smiley


UK Christmas stamps

Post 7

Teasswill

Like the 1st class one!


UK Christmas stamps

Post 8

paulh. Antisocial distancing works a well as the Social kind

It seems like a nice design. Does it seem to be adapted from a well-known painting?


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