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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Jersey Post commemorates La Corbière Lighthouse in latest stamp release
To commemorate 150 years since La Corbière Lighthouse was first lit, a new stamp issue which tells the story of its…
18 June 2024
Canada Post release stamps highlighting endangered frogs
A new souvenir sheet from Canada Post, released on 15th April, features 2 endangered frog species found in Canada – the…
15 June 2024
Finland release 2024 Europa stamps
On 8th May Finland’s postal service, Posti released its 2024 Europa stamps on the theme of ‘Underwater Fauna and Flora’.…
15 June 2024
Liberation of Europe WWII honoured by Isle of Man Post in latest stamp release
A new release from the Isle of Man Post Office, issued on 29th April, commemorates the 80th anniversary of D-Day on 6th…
14 June 2024
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

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