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Simplifying the Machins (aka
If you are new to Machin collecting and are looking for a simplified way to sort and organize your accumulation, here is a free 31-page PDF (Adobe Acrobat Reader required) that provides 26+ sorting criteria.
Use this document as a guide to sorting your Machins to whatever level of specialization that you want.
A free "basic" set of album pages (PDF) is also available for download. For other types of album pages, click here.
Note: If you are mounting mint self-adhesive Machins with the original backing paper, do *not* cut the backing paper to fit any album spaces; always cut your mount to fit the original sized Machin stamp with backing paper.
For even more varieties on Machin stamps, check out The Complete Deegam Machin Handbook
(simply the best Machin
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Modern British Philatelic Circle