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Great Britain Half Crown George V 1921 silver Counter Stamp!

Great Britain Half Crown George V 1921 silver Counter Stamp!

Madhatter Bookshop, Oxfordshire

19 Magical Bookshops Every Book Lover Must Visit

The Portobello Market in charming Notting Hill, London.  girlinthegarage.net

Girl in Notting Hill: Portobello Road Market

It was really a pretty little coin: The English 6d of Oak sprigs and acorns ~ The sixpence, known colloquially as the tanner, or half-shilling, was a British pre-decimal coin, worth six (pre-1971) pence, or 1/40th of a pound sterling.   The first sixpences were struck in the reign of Edward VI in 1551 and continued until they were rendered obsolete by decimalisation in 1971.

It was really a pretty little coin: The English 6d of Oak sprigs and acorns ~ The sixpence, known colloquially as the tanner, or half-shilling, was a British pre-decimal coin, worth six (pre-1971) pence, or 1/40th of a pound sterling. The first sixpences were struck in the reign of Edward VI in 1551 and continued until they were rendered obsolete by decimalisation in 1971.

10 Things You Can Only Buy in London - Want to get a proper souvenir on your holiday to the UK? Check these 10 places where you can get something truly unique to London

10 Things You Can Only Buy in London - Want to get a proper souvenir on your holiday to the UK? Check these 10 places where you can get something truly unique to London

Ever since I began the Six Items Challenge, I've been thinking about  capsule wardrobes, or what I like to call my "forever wardrobe". The term  capsule wardrobe was coined in the 1970s by Susie Faux, owner of London  boutique, "Wardrobe". The idea has been explored in the fashion industry,  most notably by Donna Karan. In 1985, Karan released her "7 Easy Pieces"  collection of interchangeable styles aimed at working women. But being that  the goal is to reduce consumption, you can imagine…

Capsule Wardrobe

Ever since I began the Six Items Challenge, I've been thinking about capsule wardrobes, or what I like to call my "forever wardrobe". The term capsule wardrobe was coined in the 1970s by Susie Faux, owner of London boutique, "Wardrobe". The idea has been explored in the fashion industry, most notably by Donna Karan. In 1985, Karan released her "7 Easy Pieces" collection of interchangeable styles aimed at working women. But being that the goal is to reduce consumption, you can imagine…

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