ELCOME to the home of Deegam publications. Here you can access everything you wish to know about the definitive stamps of the United Kingdom with the head of Queen Elizabeth based on a sculpture
by Arnold Machin OBE RA.

Deegam publications are written by Douglas Myall who has been studying and writing about Machins for more than 40 years. He was a founder and life member of the GB Decimal Stamp Book Study Circle and the British Decimal Stamps Study Circle, now merged into the Modern British Philatelic Circle. He has written a regular column in Royal Mail's British Philatelic Bulletin for many years and has been voted favourite author in their reader poll for the last 11 years.
The Complete Deegam Machin Handbook.

The latest version on CD.
What it contains and how to obtain your copy.

Deegam Reports.

Download the latest update to the Handbook. Reports are free to all registered owners of the Handbook. Back issues are available here.

Deegam Profiles.

A professional writing up service for all levels of collector. Profiles are part of the Handbook CD but are also obtainable on a separate CD.

The Priced Catalogue of Elizabeth Coil Leaders 1954 to 1994.

The precursor to Appendix 1 of the Handbook. It includes all the Wilding leaders.

Contact the author.

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions about the Handbook or if you have something new to report, this is your conduit.

Further Information.

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