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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

What are the Characteristics of a Stamp Collector?

Since the beginning of time there have always been collections and those who collect. Whether it’s shoes for the ladies or watches for the men, collections come in all shapes and sizes, but one firm favourite that has stood the test of time – or at least since the very first stamp was issued in [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Other|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

The clue is in the stamp!

2016 seems to be a year of commemorations and celebrations what with the centenary of The Great War and Shakespeare’s 400th birthday anniversary and it also happens to be the centenary of Agatha Christie writing her very first detective story – The Mysterious Affair at Styles. To mark the occasion, the Royal Mail have issued [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Other|0 Comments