Yesterday, I displayed my smallest item in the collection and last night I found the largest item in the collection. It measures 14.8 cm. wide by 21 cm. long.
The only thing that would make this postcard better is if Maggie Smith was scowling prominently on it. But the stamp does look an awful lot like her.
“Highclere Castle, Newbury
Left. The Castle seen from the east with and 18th century folly, “Jackdaw’s Castle” visible in the foreground.
Top Right. The Saloon, often described as the the “Heart of Highclere”.
Lower right. The Drawing Room, decorated in 1895 by Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon.”
“Hello from Downton Abbey, The Earl of Grantham sends his best wishes. I’ve never seen so many old Americans in one place before, it was like being at a 4pm buffet in Fort Lauderdale.”
Although I have seen old Americans at a buffet in Lauderdale, I’ve never seen the show Downton Abbey. Well, I did watch a few minutes of it, but it seemed like Coronation Street with airs.