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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Canada honour wartime heroes
Canada Post marked the 75th anniversary of VE Day with a booklet of ten Permanent domestic-rate stamps honouring two…
06 May 2020
Luxembourg stamps: Rural Tourism
Whether you’re hoping to travel soon or creating a holiday-themed collection, two new stamps on rural holidays in…
05 May 2020
Faroes stamps recall British FPOs
The latest stamps from the Faroe Islands look back on two field post offices used by the British on the Islands during…
03 May 2020
Guernsey stamps: Endangered Species
Guernsey have also issued a miniature sheet stamp showing the Kordofan Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis antiquorum),…
02 May 2020
Guernsey stamps mark 'Liberation 75'
Guernsey Post recently issued a special set of commemorative stamps designed to blend modern-day celebrations with…
02 May 2020
Second stamp for Beethoven anniversary
Guernsey Post has released the second stamp in its commemorative set, which marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of…
02 May 2020
‘Carry Us Through’ stamps honour key workers
The Isle of Man Post Office's 'Carry Us Through' stamp set recognises and celebrates the Island's community, key…
27 April 2020
Royal Mail stamps 2020: End of the Second World War
Royal Mail’s latest stamp set stamp reflects on the end of the war both in Europe and in the Far East, with three…
24 April 2020
UN stamps encourage us to confront the climate crisis
UNPA recently issued a special event sheet to promote the ACT NOW Climate Action campaign.
21 April 2020

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