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British postage stamp valuations: What’s the most valuable British stamp?

Did you know that some of the most valuable postage stamps in the world have been issued in Britain? So, if you think your collection is worth some money, we’ve put together a guide explaining which designs attract the most interest from philatelists and how to obtain a good stamp valuation from a reputable dealer. [...]

What is the process for valuing stamp collections?

If you’ve inherited any stamps or you’re simply curious as to what hidden gems might lurk within your own childhood album of treasures, then you might be wondering: what is the process for valuing stamp collections? Collecting stamps can be extremely educational. The activity feeds existing interests because stamps cover a huge variety of subjects [...]

Royal Mail celebrates UK’s comics with superhero special stamps

Special stamp issues have frequently celebrated the best of British. From high literature to artistic achievements, Royal Mail designs have been used to celebrate the cultural influence of the UK’s authors, illustrators and painters on the rest of the world. Now, it is the turn of comics with the announcement that a series of superhero [...]

A Stamp Collecting Date for your 2019 diary every philatelist should have

Rare finds, specialist dealers and world-class collections will feature at an event that has established itself as one of the most important stamp collecting dates in the philately calendar. Stampex International takes place between Wednesday, February 13 and Saturday, February 16, 2019 and is set to attract stamp enthusiasts from around the globe. The internationally-renowned [...]

Christmas stamps 2018 are a nostalgic reminder to send a message of goodwill

Royal Mail’s Christmas stamps for 2018 provide a master class in reminding us of the traditions that matter – and in this case it is posting Christmas cards. The evocative snowy scenes conjure up a nostalgic wistfulness for this simple pleasure that stands for family, friendship and community. The Christmas stamps depict children posting their [...]