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Stamp collecting – is the Internet friend or foe?

It seems the ultimate anachronism – collecting stamps in the Internet age. These are times, after all, when the most traditional and perhaps emotionally poignant, method of communication, the letter, has been branded ‘snail-mail’ thanks to the rise of email and social media. But, of course, it isn’t an anachronism at all. Truth is, thousands [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Stamp Info|0 Comments

Christmas stamps and postage

Christmas is just around the corner. With only weeks to go, time will fly and you could end up in a stressful position if you leave the organisation of the festive period too late. With that in mind, we thought it apt to discuss jovial stamps and all-things Christmas. Last posting dates for Christmas 2017 [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Other|0 Comments

Classic Toys Stamp Set from Royal Mail

We all love a bit of nostalgia and reminiscing, thinking back to fond memories of our childhood. This new First Class stamp collection from Royal Mail will not disappoint. Designed beautifully by Interabang and photographed by John Ross, the UK's favourite toys from the past one hundred years are celebrated in this new set of [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Stamp Info|0 Comments

Real auction vs online auction – pros and cons

An auction is a public sale where goods are sold to the person that bids the highest. Nowadays, with technology and people’s lives being so busy, more and more people are moving to online bidding, but is this good move? It’s important to understand how real auctions and online auctions work, because there are pros [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Auctions|0 Comments

History of the UK postage stamp

The postage stamp – the Oxford Dictionaries definition refers to it as: “a small adhesive piece of paper of specified value issued by a national Post Office to be affixed to a letter or parcel to indicate the amount of postage paid.” We see and use them in everyday life without really thinking about it, [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Stamp Info|0 Comments