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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Thematics: Plants
Katrin Raynor-Evans continues to combine her love of stamps with the great outdoors this week, as she takes a look at…
29 July 2021
Cz. Slania 100 Years
The name ‘Czeslaw Slania’ is synonymous with beautifully engraved stamps from countries around the world, and this year…
23 July 2021
Thematics: Insects
Got the collecting bug? What about the collecting 'bug stamps' bug? Katrin Raynor-Evans heads outside with her…
22 July 2021
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
The Principality of Monaco will send competitors to the Tokyo Olympics in eight disciplines: athletics, artistic…
16 July 2021
Eugenio Benedetti Gaglio Charity Association
A new stamp commemorates the Eugenio Benedetti Gaglio Charity Association, which provides support through art therapy.
16 July 2021
International Cat Show
The Monaco International Cat Show will be held on 16 and 17 October 2021 at the Espace Fontvieille Chapiteau, and a new…
16 July 2021
28th Grande Bourse
The 28th Grande Bourse will be held on Sunday 24 October 2021 at the Hotel Méridien Beach Plaza in Monaco.
16 July 2021
Webinar: Fads and Fashions in Philately
Join Marcus Orsi and Devlan Kruck from the Museum of Philately for this expert stamp collecting webinar and discover how…
15 July 2021
Thematics: Britain in Bloom
Inspired by a trip to a public garden, Katrin Raynor-Evans picks a few horticultural stamp designs in her latest guide…
15 July 2021

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