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mb0521

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Barrie’s stamp and coin trick
« on: August 17, 2019, 10:38:14 AM »
Does anybody know if there are any ceilings that still have one of JM Barrie’s stamps?

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Re: Barrie’s stamp and coin trick
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2019, 01:52:09 PM »
It's very doubtful, as ceilings would have been repainted several times over the years since then - if the houses are still standing.

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Re: Barrie’s stamp and coin trick
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2019, 08:01:46 PM »
I was thinking that possibly, if new owners knew Barrie had lived there they might have left the stamps as they were!

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Re: Barrie’s stamp and coin trick
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2019, 07:48:56 AM »
All the houses where he lived in London (Gloucester Road and more recently Leinster Corner and Adelphi Terrace) and the LD's house in Campden Hill Square have been completely renovated, several times in some cases. Marks on the ceiling are not the same as a signature so it's very unlikely they would have been kept.