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Prince Philip on British stamps

09 April 2021

The late Prince Philip has appeared on numerous stamps during his lifetime, especially during his 73 years as husband, companion and consort to The Queen, whose own portrait on stamps is one of the most reproduced images of all time.

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Schoolchildren challenged to design pandemic heroes stamps
The Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Royal Mail today announced the launch of a stamp design competition for UK…
03 April 2021
Postcard exhibition at Postal Museum
The Postal Museum have revealed details of a new exhibition planned to open on 1 April, celebrating the role the…
29 March 2021
RESULTS: All About Stamps Competition
The votes for the latest All About Stamps Competition have been collated, the three finalists confirmed, and the winner…
27 March 2021
Barcodes trialled on stamps
Royal Mail has issued new 2nd class stamps with unique barcodes as part of its modernisation drive, with the stamps to…
18 March 2021
Meet the new RDPs
Five collectors have been named as new signatories of the prestigious Roll of Distinguished Philatelists for 2021, with…
17 March 2021
British Guiana One-Cent Magenta to be sold
The world famous British Guiana One-Cent Magenta and a plate block of the USA 'Inverted Jenny' are to be sold by current…
12 March 2021
Good news from the world of stamps
Spring is in the air and our hobby is in rude health despite the obvious challenges we've all faced over the past year,…
08 March 2021
Collectors look forward to Virtual Stampex
The second virtual version of Stampex is set to take place between 25 and 27 March, and the organisers have revealed…
04 March 2021

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