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How long have World Cup football stamps been a thing?

It all began in 1934 when the Italian postal service issued a set of stamps to commemorate the country’s staging of the football World Cup. Some 84 years on, and with just a few weeks to the big kick off, this year’s host nation Russia is doing exactly the same. And, of course, they’re not [...]

By | April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Seahorse Discovery

Tony Lester has recently discovered a 1913 Waterlow 2/6d used with watermark inverted and reversed, and the item has a 2017 RPS certificate. The stamp has a corner crease and surface rub, but is probably unique. No watermark varieties have previously been recorded on the 1913 Waterlow Seahorses, and it therefore stands alongside the De La [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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