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And the winner is… All About Stamps Competition winner announced!

09 August 2020

Entries for the inaugural All About Stamps Competition are now on display on the website and collectors are being encouraged to pick a winner!

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Record numbers enjoy stamp festival
The Summer of Stamps virtual festival has attracted thousands of visitors to the allaboutstamps.co.uk website, with a…
15 July 2020
More stamps address Covid19 pandemic
The United Nations, Taiwan, Oman, Monaco and the Czech Republic are the latest post offices to issue stamps on the…
13 July 2020
Online festival to celebrate world of stamp collecting
The online event will include a stamp marketplace, exclusive videos and guides, exhibits and competitions, with partners…
19 June 2020
Fathers of philately: Georges Herpin
In the first of a new series on the pioneering collectors who started, helped, and promoted the hobby, Devlan Kruck…
10 June 2020
PETA asks for animal-friendly stamp
PETA, the animal rights organisation, has urged the Royal Mail to create a special-edition stamp featuring a block of…
29 May 2020
Guernsey reveals design-a-stamp winners
Guernsey Post has revealed the twelve children who have won a design-a-stamp competition and will see their designs…
22 May 2020
Autumn Stampex postponed
Stampex, the national stamp exhibition, which was set to be held in London from 30 September to 3 October, has been…
22 May 2020
Stamps issued for ‘ghost’ events
The cancellation or postponement of events due to the Covid19 pandemic mean that some commemorative stamps have been…
20 May 2020

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