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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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
Royal Mail stamps 2019: Curious Customs, 9 July 2019
Take a trip from the Shetland Isles through to Cornwall with Royal Mail’s eight Curious Customs stamps, exploring the…
09 July 2019
Man on the Moon 50th Anniversary – a 1969 Jersey perspective
The Moon landing of summer 1969 is viewed from a Jersey perspective with six new stamps and a miniature sheet.
05 July 2019
Country guide: A guide to collecting the stamps of Denmark
Denmark offers the collector beautiful designs, relatively cheap stamps and a manageable list of issues to pursue, as…
05 July 2019

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