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Show Report: Stockholmia 2019… a royal treat for stamp collectors
Christer Brunström reviews the recent Stockholmia stamp event in the Swedish capital to mark the 150th anniversary of…
04 June 2019
Royal Philatelic Society London announces its awards for 2019
The Royal Philatelic Society London has announced the recipients of its Medals for 2019.
04 June 2019
Owzat! Blue post boxes celebrate ICC Cricket World Cup
As the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup begins, Royal Mail have unveiled ten special edition postboxes honouring the glorious…
29 May 2019
Parcel postboxes to be introduced whilst blue boxes leave public stumped
Royal Mail is introducing the UK’s first ever parcel postboxes in locations across the country, over a six month period…
22 May 2019
The Blue Boy - one of the world's rarest stamps - expected to fetch $1 million…
The famed Alexandria Blue Boy stamp will be the highlight of the Erivan collection of US postal history at HR Harmer,…
16 May 2019
New cover marks Harrier aircraft anniversary
To commemorate the Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.1 entering service and to celebrate the aircraft’s achievements, the…
08 May 2019
Countdown to Stockholm 2019
The final countdown for the Stockhomia 2019 stamp exhibition is underway, with the organisers revealing further details…
08 May 2019
PTS Chairman puts record straight on Stampex
PTS Chairman Suzanne Rae has issued a statement clarifying the organisation’s plans for Stampex, the UK’s national stamp…
01 May 2019
The ABPS Congress Medal for 2019
This year the ABPS Congress Medal will be presented to Gerald Marriner during Stockholmia, with Awards of Merit also set…
08 April 2019

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