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: 50th anniversary of Prince Charles Investiture miniature sheet
Guernsey Post commemorates fifty years since the investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales at Caernarfon Castle…
24 July 2019
Guernsey stamps: Apollo 11 fifty years
Guernsey Post marks the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing with philatelic products featuring archive photos from…
20 July 2019
Europa stamps: National Birds
A look at some of the stamps issued for the Europa 2019 theme National Birds.
18 July 2019
Moon landing 50th anniversary: commemorative stamp issue from Australia Post
Fifty years since the first manned Moon landing, Australia Post is releasing a commemorative stamp issue to mark one of…
16 July 2019
Alderney Stamps: 75th anniversary of D-Day
The island of Alderney marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day with souvenir products that celebrate the heroism of those…
12 July 2019
Jersey stamps: Queen Victoria 200th birth anniversary
Six stamps from Jersey Post commemorate the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth, featuring portraits depicting…
12 July 2019
Jersey stamps: first wedding anniversary of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex
Jersey Post issues six stamps to mark the first wedding anniversary of HRH Prince Harry Duke of Sussex and Meghan Markle…
12 July 2019
Jersey Stamps: Girlguiding Jersey 100 years
Girlguiding in Jersey celebrates its centenary this summer and six new stamps from Jersey Post celebrate Guiding on the…
10 July 2019
Thematics: top tips for collecting space-themed stamps
Since time immemorial man has taken an interest in space trying to understand as much as possible about the planets and…
09 July 2019

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