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Celebrity Stamps

All life is presented on a stamp… Jimi Hendrix, Abbott and Costello, The Beatles, Mother Teresa, Otis Redding – when it comes to the famous and stamps it might be easier to compile a list of those celebrities who haven’t featured. No form of public art has so routinely celebrated the great and good of [...]

By | February 22nd, 2018|Stamp Info|0 Comments

What can we do with all the stamps at Christmas?

While email and text may now dominate our daily communications, Christmas is a time when the good old-fashioned mail comes back to the fore. Millions upon millions of Christmas cards arrive on our doormats, both from the UK and all over the world, and each will be accompanied by a stamp. But what to do [...]

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

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