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Stamp collecting – is the Internet friend or foe?

It seems the ultimate anachronism – collecting stamps in the Internet age. These are times, after all, when the most traditional and perhaps emotionally poignant, method of communication, the letter, has been branded ‘snail-mail’ thanks to the rise of email and social media. But, of course, it isn’t an anachronism at all. Truth is, thousands [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Stamp Info|0 Comments

Classic Toys Stamp Set from Royal Mail

We all love a bit of nostalgia and reminiscing, thinking back to fond memories of our childhood. This new First Class stamp collection from Royal Mail will not disappoint. Designed beautifully by Interabang and photographed by John Ross, the UK's favourite toys from the past one hundred years are celebrated in this new set of [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Stamp Info|0 Comments

History of the UK postage stamp

The postage stamp – the Oxford Dictionaries definition refers to it as: “a small adhesive piece of paper of specified value issued by a national Post Office to be affixed to a letter or parcel to indicate the amount of postage paid.” We see and use them in everyday life without really thinking about it, [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Stamp Info|0 Comments

Solar Eclipse Stamp

An innovative new stamp will be issued by the United Stamps Postal Service on June 20th to mark the total solar eclipse that is due on August 21st 2017, which will be visible in parts of the US. In the UK, we will only be able to see a partial eclipse on this day but [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Stamp Info|0 Comments

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