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  • Short Summary

    People buying stamps from new decimal coin stamp vending machines in London.

  • Description

    London.

    MS. Queue of people outside St. Paul's Post Office in London waiting to purchase stamps from decimal coin vending machine. Various shots of the people putting their five new pence coins into the machine. They receive five stamps for this: 2d., 2d., 3d., 1d., 4d. The stamps are issued sideways in sets of five. One group of men are seen on their way to spending $15 in the machine and are seen winding up their stamps.

    Several shots of an ambulance car leaving its garage and driving up London street - this short sequence seems to belong to another item - unclear.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 27/08/1969.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3321.20
    Media URN:
    91608
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:06:00 / 02:00:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 4470 D

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