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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
Join the 'Stamp for Captain Tom' campaign
The team behind the allaboutstamps website and Stamp Collector magazine have launched a campaign to have a charity stamp…
03 February 2021
USA set to issue new Star Wars stamps
The US Postal Service has revealed the designs of ten stamps to be issued later this year honouring the droids to have…
27 January 2021
Editor Matt Hill on 'Conversations with Philatelists'
The editor of www.allaboutstamps.co.uk and Stamp Collector magazine recently chatted to Charles and Michael on the…
27 January 2021

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