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Stamp Detective: 1921 Liberian definitives
Our philatelic private eye spies an intriguing stamp that looks set to increase in value…
01 June 2019
How much is a forever stamp?
The 'Forever' stamp issued by the United States Postal Service (USPS) now costs 55 cents, although once purchased the…
08 April 2019
Guest stamp blog: inventive philately
In his latest blog the self-titled 'Punk Philatelist' takes a look at innovations across the world, often revealed to…
07 April 2019
What is a philatelist?
The term 'philatelist' refers to a person who collects stamps. Find out more about philatelists with our quick guide…
05 April 2019
What is a revenue stamp?
A revenue stamp is used to collect taxes or fees. Revenue stamps are added to products or relevant documents to signify…
02 April 2019
How to prepare your stamps for sale
Experienced stamp dealer and auctioneer, Rick Warren, who is also Vice-Chairman of the Philatelic Traders Society (PTS)…
23 March 2019
Why can't Royal Mail introduce an annual charity postage stamp? Sign the…
The US Postal Services' Breast Cancer Research Stamp has raised millions for the worthy cause and given stamps and stamp…
09 February 2019
Stampex International - Spring 2019 - exhibitor list
See the full list of exhibitors at Spring Stampex 2019 right here, and make sure you pick up your Stampex show guide,…
29 January 2019
How a stamp auction works; a step-by-step guide
What happens if you decide to sell your collection through a public auction rather than direct to a dealer? We take a…
19 January 2019

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