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Buying Dutch Red Cross 60th Anniversary stamps
In 1927 the Dutch Red Cross celebrated its 60th anniversary and to celebrate the occasion, a set of 5 stamps were…
15 May 2024
Stamp Detective: Sultan Sir Ibrahim of Johore
This 1940 stamp from Johore retails for around £5-£10 but in the right condition can command a much higher value, as our…
05 January 2024
Stamp values: China Tu Fu poet stamps
There are stamps which have seen spectacular price increases over the years, including this Chinese pair celebrating the…
27 November 2023
Stamp detective: British settlement in Shanghai
Our regular guide to the stamp market picks out an intriguing stamp from the British settlement in the Chinese city of…
05 November 2023
Commonwealth stamps: Anguilla 1967
In his latest ‘Market Watch’ guide, Michael Burzan details one of the most expensive independence stamp issues and the…
28 August 2023
Stamp Detective: New Orleans Postmaster Provisionals
Our philatelic private eye spies another stamp set that’s likely to go up in value, this time examining a USA…
23 August 2023
Stamp Detective: China, 1965, Second National Games
Our philatelic private eye spies another stamp set that’s likely to go up in value, this time examining a Chinese sport…
01 August 2023
Stamp Detective: USA's 1925 Norse-American Centennial
Our Stamp Detective takes a look at some intriguing US stamps from 1925 that recall the arrival of a Norwegian ship, and…
15 June 2023
Stamp detective: Manchukuo 1932
The empire of Manchukuo ceased to exist in late 1945 but still issued around 160 different postage stamps, giving…
25 April 2023

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