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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Guernsey Stamps: The Nativity, 30 October 2019
The nativity theme is celebrated with Guernsey Post, who have added a welcome twist to this well-loved topic with stamps…
08 November 2019
Jersey Stamps: A Children's Nativity Play, 20 November 2019
Jersey Post gets into the Christmas spirit with heart-warming stamps showing the humour and emotion of the school…
08 November 2019
Falkland Islands support charity with new stamps
The Falkland Islands are marking the 25th Anniversary of the official forming of the Cancer Support & Awareness Trust,…
07 November 2019
Gibraltar Christmas 2019 stamps revealed
Six new festive stamps have been released by the Gibraltar Post Office, featuring well-loved Christmas Carols.
06 November 2019
Royal Mail Stamps 2019: Christmas 2019
Royal Mail’s most eagerly-anticipated issue of the year has been revealed – a re-telling of the nativity story, with…
05 November 2019
Ireland issue Thin Lizzy stamps
Ireland have issued two stamps to mark fifty years of the rock group Thin Lizzy, famous for hits including ‘The Boys are…
25 October 2019
Europa stamps 2019: new stamps depicting song birds
Let’s have a look at this year's Europa stamps depicting song birds, also known as ‘passerines’.
22 October 2019
A history of British Xmas stamps
We look back over the many Christmas stamps issued by Britain since the 1960s
15 October 2019
George Eliot: 200th birth anniversary
Jersey Post takes us on a journey back to the height of the Victorian era, portraying the island in the summer of 1857…
11 October 2019

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