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Famous Stamp Collectors

Stamps are renowned for featuring the great and the good. But history tells us that a fair number of those self-same great and good have doubled up as collectors. “Beatling” through youth Take John Lennon as an example. Before he found fame and fortune as a Beatle, like many a child in the Fifties he [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]