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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'Polar Mission' exhibition at the Oceanographic Museum
A new exhibition at Monaco's Oceanographic Museum is the subject of a single stamp, reflecting the importance of the…
30 March 2022
International Bouquet Competition
Monaco celebrates the the International Bouquet Competition on a €1.14 stamp featuring a beautiful floral arrangement.
30 March 2022
Serge de Diaghilev
Serge de Diaghilev, one of the most important promoters of Russian art abroad, is the subject of a €2.86 stamp from…
28 March 2022
‘Covid Heroes’ stamps from Royal Mail
Royal Mail have revealed the winners, and subsequent stamp designs, of their ‘Covid Heroes’ competition, which…
23 March 2022
Second ‘Heart of the Forest’ stamp released
The second stamp in a series created from previously issued Guernsey and Alderney stamps and mini sheets, and depicting…
21 March 2022
Holland celebrates sporting heroes
PostNL, the postal authority for The Netherlands, recently issued the second set in their ‘Typically Dutch’ series,…
21 March 2022
Jersey stamps celebrate the tractor
A set of eight stamps celebrating the tractor feature makes and models of tractor that are currently in use or have been…
09 March 2022
Island cuisine on Post & Go
Guernsey Post’s latest Post & Go set celebrates the island’s cuisine by depicting a selection of local recipes or…
08 March 2022
Northern lights - Aurora borealis
Two stamps from the Faroe Islands provide stunning views of the Northern lights (Aurora borealis).
28 February 2022

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