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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Iceland issues stamps after 3-year hiatus
Almost three years after Iceland Post announced that it would stop issuing stamps, the postal authority has revealed the…
25 August 2023
Royal Mail issues stamps celebrating Terry Pratchett's Discworld
New special stamps from the Royal Mail pay tribute to fantasy writer Terry Pratchett, who turned the genre on its head…
24 August 2023
Stamp Day 2023 Echternach issue from Luxembourg Post
During the last weekend in September 2023, the Cercle Philatélique Echternach is hosting the 82nd Stamp Day
24 August 2023
Luxembourg features nut market on Sepac stamp
This year's Sepac theme is 'traditional markets'
24 August 2023
New Luxembourg stamp for the centenary of Jean-Pierre Kemmer
The renowned musician was born in Lëtzebuerg in 1923
24 August 2023
New Monaco stamp commemorates the 1962 Constitution
Prince Ranier III proclaimed Monaco as a constitutional monarchy on December 17, 1962
24 August 2023
Traditional market Veiner Nëssmoort
Thousands of people visit Vianden's nut market every year, to purchase walnuts and sample the sights and sounds of the…
16 August 2023
Stamps on a new reign
An Omnibus Edition of The Coronation of King Charles lll, a set of stamps elebrating the His Majesty’s coronation, and…
10 August 2023
Stamps on stamps to mark postal anniversary
Guernsey Post is commemorating the island’s first regional postage stamps with a new set of four reproducing the…
10 August 2023

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