Monthly Archives: July 2015

A Beginner’s Guide to Collecting Stamps

We may be in the digital age but there are still many people who love to collect stamps and derive a great deal of pleasure from it. Stamp collecting is fairly inexpensive and whilst there are some rare stamps in the world that can command a fortune, most stamp collectors are engaged in the hobby for the joy of collecting and finding out about the history of the stamps they collect and the different genres their stamps belong to. Stamp collecting covers a wide variety of genres such as history, countries, different topics such as sports or animals and special issues. Some stamp collectors will focus on a particular genre whilst other collectors will be more generalist about what they collect. […]

By | July 28th, 2015|Stamp Info|0 Comments

Waterloo 200 Year Anniversary Stamps

The Royal Mail has just released a new set of stamps showing key moments from the Battle of Waterloo to mark its 200th anniversary. The famous Battle of Waterloo took place in 1815 and the famous victory orchestrated by the Duke of Wellington over Napoleon is represented in the stamps through the reproduction of six 19th century paintings that depict the battle. […]

By | July 2nd, 2015|Stamp Info|0 Comments