News

The very latest stamp collecting news, from new stamp issues to events, exhibitions and updates on organised philately. Remember to sign up to the allaboutstamps e-newsletter to get the latest news direct to your inbox.

Postboxes filled with festive elves!

11 December 2019

Royal Mail have introduced Christmas postboxes with ‘an elfy dose of festive cheer’, with the four special postboxes producing the sound of elves hard at work whenever an item of mail is posted.

Continue Reading
New cover for Women’s Royal Army Corps
The British Forces Philatelic Service (BFPS) have produced a special commemorative cover to celebrate the centenary of…
06 December 2019
Stamp bureaux reveal their stamp issues for 2020
Philatelic bureaux around the world have revealed their stamps plans for 2020, including Guernsey and the Finnish island…
06 December 2019
The Queen opens new home for Royal Philatelic Society London
Her Majesty The Queen officially opened the new home of the Royal Philatelic Society London on 26 November, highlighting…
26 November 2019
New Star Wars stamps issued by Royal Mail
Royal Mail have surprised collectors by issuing a new set of Star Wars stamps that had not previously been announced.…
15 November 2019
Jersey Post awarded guest of honour at Paris stamp exhibition
Jersey Post was recently named guest of honour at the prestigious annual stamp exhibition Salon Philatélique d’Automne…
12 November 2019
USA reveal 2020 stamp subjects
The USA has also revealed a large part of their 2020 stamp schedule, with topics to include ‘Voices of the Harlem…
07 November 2019
Canada Post reveal stamp plans for 2020
Canada will issue stamps on subjects including medical ground-breakers, the history of radio in Canada, and the 75th…
07 November 2019
New Patron for Stamp Active
Stephanie Connell, one of the UK’s leading consultants in Art and Antiques, has become a Patron for Stamp Active, the…
25 October 2019

Page 1 of 51