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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 [...]

Valentine’s Day postage stamps celebrate the month of love

In an age when sentimental declarations can be easily sent with the click of a button, there is something truly meaningful about receiving a thoughtful card or a loving letter through the post. Thankfully, the designers at Royal Mail are no strangers to creating Valentine’s Day postage stamps to help the rest of us observe [...]

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 [...]

Fancy a Royal Postage Stamp for your collection?

Royal Mail has enjoyed a long tradition of celebrating occasions of national significance and marking momentous moments in Great Britain’s history. Royal postage stamps are a favourite among collectors and represent an opportunity to chart the progress of our most recognisable family as they navigate birthday milestones, public marriages and high-profile births. Part of the [...]