Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Service You Should Expect From a Stamp Dealer

If you have a stamp collection to sell then it’s important to work with a stamp dealer who has plenty of experience, a good reputation and also a member of the Philatelic Traders Society. By choosing a member of the society you know that they have to abide by a strict code of ethics so it’s very much in their interest that they provide you with a good service because they could be accountable to the society if they don’t. […]

By | February 25th, 2015|Other|0 Comments

How the penny post really launched Valentine’s Day

The tradition of sending Valentine’s Day cards can be traced back to 1840 in England with the emergence of the Penny Post and the prepaid postage stamp, both thanks to Sir Rowland Hill who was an English teacher, inventor and social reformer who went on to change the face of postage in Great Britain. […]

By | February 14th, 2015|Stamp Info|0 Comments