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Famous Stamp Collectors

If you’re a stamp collector then you’re certainly in good company. Over the years there have been many famous collectors and it still holds a fascination for some celebrities today. Here’s a list of just some of the famous collectors from the past and now: […]

By | March 3rd, 2015|Stamp Info|0 Comments

The Service You Should Expect From a Stamp Dealer

If you have a stamp collection to sell then it’s important to work with a stamp dealer who has plenty of experience, a good reputation and also a member of the Philatelic Traders Society. By choosing a member of the society you know that they have to abide by a strict code of ethics so it’s very much in their interest that they provide you with a good service because they could be accountable to the society if they don’t. […]

By | February 25th, 2015|Other|0 Comments

How the penny post really launched Valentine’s Day

The tradition of sending Valentine’s Day cards can be traced back to 1840 in England with the emergence of the Penny Post and the prepaid postage stamp, both thanks to Sir Rowland Hill who was an English teacher, inventor and social reformer who went on to change the face of postage in Great Britain. […]

By | February 14th, 2015|Stamp Info|0 Comments

Why Have Rare Stamps Become So Valuable

The auction sale last year of the 1856 British Guiana 1c Magenta stamp for just under $9.5m dollars and other rare stamps such as ‘The Treskilling Yellow’ which could easily fetch more if it was to come to auction, highlights the fact that very rare stamps have become incredibly valuable. […]

By | January 27th, 2015|Stamp Info|0 Comments

Things To Know Before Starting A Stamp Collection

If you’re thinking about taking up stamp collecting as a hobby but not sure where to start then here are some things to think about that will help you choose what type of stamp collecting you might like to do: […]

By | December 19th, 2014|Stamp Info|0 Comments