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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 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

Isle of Man Post Office issues stamps to celebrate the Great British tradition of pantomime.

You can always rely on the Isle of Man to be creative when it comes to their stamp issues and this year is no exception. As Christmas approaches, the Isle of Man Post Office has just issued six stamps to mark the wonderful British tradition of Pantomime.  These colourful and vibrant stamps pay tribute to [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Stamp Info|0 Comments

Stampex 2016

The UK’s largest stamp exhibition takes place in September from the 14th to 17th September. Taking place at The Business Design Centre (BDC) in Islington, London, it is the 60th anniversary of the exhibition and to mark the occasion, two UK music legends are being celebrated. Thanks to the The Postal Museum and Smithsonian’s National [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|Stamp Info|0 Comments