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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

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

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