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    FatherJack
    Recruit

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    Nice idea.

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  • Rhodes
    Brigadier General

  • Rhodes
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    An Post is releasing a stamp to mark the centenary of the Army.

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  • Dave_Lewis
    Private 2*

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    Aren't modern stamps sticky? A shame, it must have put quite a few people out of the stamp licking job.

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  • GoneToTheCanner
    C/S

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    stamp licking done for the day, why hang around?

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  • Smithy
    Corporal

  • Smithy
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    Originally posted by Fridge Magnet View Post
    We'd ask the Air Corps to provide some lads to lick stamps but they all went home at half eleven.
    That must be a Wed. It's usually half three!

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  • Fridge Magnet
    BQMS

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    Originally posted by GoneToTheCanner View Post
    On the command, pick up stamps....wait for it!....Stampai! Suas!.....if you cannot open the packet, an adult will be provided to open same.....take one stamp in your left hand...your Army left! (muppet!...said under breath...A7 is listening)....Oscaliotar na gobanna!...... stick out your tongue...on receipt of the command, you will lick the back, the sticky part, of the stamp once and you will then apply the licked stamp to an envelope....you haven't got an envelope? Does your mother know that you are out.....2nd and 5th, just drool on your stamps...
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    GttC
    We'd ask the Air Corps to provide some lads to lick stamps but they all went home at half eleven.

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  • FoxtrotRK
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    Can pick them up on the GPO in the stamp shop (or "Philatelic" shop, if you will) - prestige booklet includes four sets of stamps and a bi-lingual entry on each of the three services, as well as overseas deployments.

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  • GoneToTheCanner
    C/S

  • GoneToTheCanner
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    On the command, pick up stamps....wait for it!....Stampai! Suas!.....if you cannot open the packet, an adult will be provided to open same.....take one stamp in your left hand...your Army left! (muppet!...said under breath...A7 is listening)....Oscaliotar na gobanna!...... stick out your tongue...on receipt of the command, you will lick the back, the sticky part, of the stamp once and you will then apply the licked stamp to an envelope....you haven't got an envelope? Does your mother know that you are out.....2nd and 5th, just drool on your stamps...
    regards
    GttC

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  • Rhodes
    Brigadier General

  • Rhodes
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    For sale on Irish Stamps website with some other related items.

    http://www.irishstamps.ie/shop/c-147...ce-forces.aspx

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  • Rhodes
    Brigadier General

  • Rhodes
    started a topic Defence Forces Stamps

    Defence Forces Stamps

    An Post are releasing a set of four Defence Forces stamps tomorrow, depicting Air Corps, Army, Naval Service and Peacekeeping.



    http://www.anpost.ie/AnPost/MainCont...ss+service.htm
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