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Stamp mosaic beats the world record!

A stamp mosaic consisting of over 528,000 stamps has recently entered the Guinness Book of World records for being the biggest ever created. On the 9th March, stamp enthusiast Peter Boyd, took part in a very special art project held at the Southern England stamp show in Farnborough, Hampshire. He put the finishing touches to [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In celebration of David Bowie

The death of David Bowie shocked everybody last year and, in celebration of his extraordinary career, the Royal Mail have taken the unprecedented step of dedicating an entire stamp issue in his honour, the first time that this has ever been done for a single music artist. With 10 stamps in total making up the [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Stamp Info|0 Comments

What happens on the day of the stamp auction?

What happens on the day of the auction really depends on whether you are there for selling or buying. If you’re there to sell, then we hope you’ve come to see us first to have a professional evaluation done! Our evaluations are highly comprehensive and we will advise you on what we think your collection [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|Auctions|0 Comments

What you can expect from a stamp dealer

If you have a stamp collection that you want to sell then it’s important that you engage the services of a stamp dealer who has good experience, a strong reputation in the industry and ideally, a member of the Philatelic Traders Society. If you choose a member of the society, then you are guaranteed that [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Other, Stamp Info|0 Comments

The diversity of stamp collecting

There is no doubt that stamp collecting is a very immersive hobby and the sheer diversity of the stamps that you can collect is truly remarkable. As a general rule, when collections are brought to us to value they tend to fall into the following categories – general, countries and themes: General – this just [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Auctions, Other, Stamp Info|0 Comments