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British Guiana One-Cent Magenta fetches $8.3 million
The world famous British Guiana One-Cent Black on Magenta has been bought at auction by GB Stamp dealer Stanley Gibbons,…
08 June 2021
New podcast from UPU
The Universal Postal Union (UPU) has announced that it is joining forces with Ian Kerr, the founder of the Postal Hub…
20 May 2021
Paul McCartney stamps unveiled
Royal Mail has revealed the designs of twelve stamps issued to honour the post-Beatles career of Sir Paul McCartney, one…
06 May 2021
Collectors save St Helena archives
For the first time in its history the ABPS Congress Medal in 2021 has been awarded jointly to two collectors who worked…
25 April 2021
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

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