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Closing date for All About Stamps competition extended
The closing date for the latest All About Stamps Competition has been extended, giving collectors until 21 May to submit…
19 April 2021
WANTED! Info on 1937 Coronation FDCs
First Day Cover producers and traders Buckingham Covers are asking for the help of collectors to create a master list of…
18 April 2021
Prince Philip on British stamps
The late Prince Philip has appeared on numerous stamps during his lifetime, especially during his 73 years as husband,…
09 April 2021
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

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