Foreign News: Make a Big V!

In successive British reigns the head of the Sovereign on coins and stamps faces alternately left & right. Thus Queen Victoria faces left, King Edward VII right, King George V left. King Edward VIII is to face right, but not until 1937, officials announced last week.

Mountains of George V stamps would have to be destroyed, experts said, if Edward VIII stamps of the same denominations were issued now. But work began at once changing the G. R. (Georgius Rex) on 9,000 mail vans to E. R. (Edvardus Rex). So desultory is this job that...

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