Stamp Guides

Discover much more about the thousands of stamps you can add to your collection with our growing archive of stamp guides. From modern issues to classic 19th-century postage stamps, our expert collecting guides give you the background information, details of varieties and advice on how to buy the stamps.

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500 years since the discovery of New York stamp from La Poste
On 15th April, La Poste issued a miniature sheet containing a stamp to mark the 500th anniversary of the discovery of…
20 May 2024
Jersey’s Western Railway celebrated on new stamps set
Jersey Post have released a set of 6 stamps and a souvenir sheet which illustrates landmarks, locomotives and crew from…
20 May 2024
New stamps issued in May 2024 by Post Luxembourg
Post Luxembourg has released a number of special stamps available to purchase from 14th May 2024, including Asteroid –…
14 May 2024
Isle of Man Post Office releases stamps celebrating the life of honeybees
The Isle of Man Post office has released a set of six stamps on 12th April, celebrating the life of honeybees in…
12 May 2024
PostNord new stamps celebrate 50 years since ABBA won the Eurovision Song…
Fifty years ago on 6th April 1974, ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest and went on to become global superstars. To…
11 May 2024
New stamp releases from Post Luxembourg March 2024
Post Luxembourg have released three new stamps throughout the month of March 2024 celebrating everything from art to…
23 April 2024
Swiss Post celebrates 175 Years with new stamp release
Two new CHF 1.20 stamps were issued on 21st March to mark the 175th Anniversary of Swiss Post.
11 April 2024
Royal Mail marks 100 years of Commemorative Stamps
Royal Mail have revealed images of 10 new stamps to mark the centenary of its commemorative stamps.
11 April 2024
Canada Post celebrates the total solar eclipse with new stamp release
A new permanent stamp commemorating the total solar eclipse that took place on Monday 8th April has been released.
11 April 2024

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