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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50 years of postal independence
Isle of Man Post Office is celebrating its milestone 50th anniversary with a set of seven commemorative stamps
10 August 2023
In the very best Societé
Jersey Post has issued 150 Years of the Société Jersiaise, a new set of eight stamps celebrating the 150th anniversary…
10 August 2023
Sticky Swiss stamps!
Swiss Post are celebrating the invention of Velcro with a unique miniature sheet
10 August 2023
Centenary of an island church
Tristan da Cunha is commemorating the 100th anniversary of St Mary’s Church with new stamp releases
10 August 2023
50 years of independence
A new four-stamp issue from The Bahamas marks the island’s 50th anniversary of independence on 10 July 1973.
10 August 2023
Vikings put their stamp on Sepac
Åland Post’s new contribution to the Sepac stamp series on the theme of traditional markets puts the spotlight on its…
10 August 2023
NZ Post celebrates 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup with new stamp issue
This year's event is being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand
10 August 2023
Elizabeth Castle
Four new stamps from Jersey Post celebrate the island’s landmark Elizabeth Castle as a historic monument. 
06 August 2023
Dolls Houses and Miniatures
A set of six stamps and a souvenir sheetlet illustrating the delights of the Jersey Dolls House and Miniatures Club were…
02 August 2023

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