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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Luxembourg stamps: 175th birthday of Gabriel Lippmann
Luxembourg have issued a stamp to celebrate the life of Jonas Ferdinand Gabriel Lippmann, who received the Nobel Prize…
10 February 2020
Luxembourg stamps: Rare Birds
POST Luxembourg is rounding off their special series of stamps on rare birds by issuing these three stamps.
09 February 2020
Luxembourg stamps: Fortress and Old Town of Luxembourg City
To mark 25 years UNESCO World Heritage, Post Luxembourg have issued a stamp showcasing the Fortress and Old Town of…
08 February 2020
New Post & Go from Channel Islands
Both Guernsey Post and Jersey Post have revealed the designs for their latest Post & Go stamp sets, both of which will…
04 February 2020
Luxembourg's 2020 Stamp Schedule
See the schedule of Luxembourgish stamps set to be issued in 2020 in our quick guide
03 February 2020
Faroe Islands Stamps: Norden 2020: The Seal Pup
One stamp and a booklet with six self-adhesive stamps, from the Faroe Islands, feature an illustration of an 'alive and…
01 February 2020
Year of the Rat: three commemorative Chinese New Year stamps from Australia
Designer Yan Lin has created a set of colourful commemorative stamps for Australia Post to mark 2020 Year of the Rat.
27 January 2020
Faroe Islands Stamps: Art: Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir
Two Faroe Islands stamps celebrate the life and work of artist Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir.
25 January 2020
Faroe Islands Stamps: The History of Volleyball
Two Faroe Islands stamps celebrate the relatively recent history of volleyball on the islands.
21 January 2020

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