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Any sign of Donald Trump on a postage stamp?

Politicians and postage stamps There’s an old joke about sticking politicians’ faces on postage stamps – the problem is it can encourage people to spit on the wrong side. Not only that, there’s a reasonable chance that for every person who is happy to see the face of a particular party leader drop through their [...]

By | March 19th, 2018|Stamp Info|0 Comments

Celebrity Stamps

All life is presented on a stamp… Jimi Hendrix, Abbott and Costello, The Beatles, Mother Teresa, Otis Redding – when it comes to the famous and stamps it might be easier to compile a list of those celebrities who haven’t featured. No form of public art has so routinely celebrated the great and good of [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|Stamp Info|0 Comments

What can we do with all the stamps at Christmas?

While email and text may now dominate our daily communications, Christmas is a time when the good old-fashioned mail comes back to the fore. Millions upon millions of Christmas cards arrive on our doormats, both from the UK and all over the world, and each will be accompanied by a stamp. But what to do [...]

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

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