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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Euro 2020 stamps from IOM
Isle of Man Post Office has revealed the designs for a vibrant set of eight stamps celebrating the UEFA EURO 2020™ which…
10 June 2021
Prince Charles of Luxembourg appears in set of stamps for first birthday
POST Luxembourg recently issued an exclusive series of stamps to mark the first birthday of His Royal Highness Prince…
01 June 2021
German propaganda forgeries
German propaganda forgeries provide a fascinating insight into the espionage of the Second World War and the way in…
20 May 2021
Jersey’s surfing heritage
Six stamps and a miniature sheet were recently issued by Jersey Post to celebrate the island’s status as a ‘surfing…
18 May 2021
Stamps issued in memory of Prince Philip
Royal Mail have issued four new stamps in memory of HRH The Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, who died at the age of 99…
13 May 2021
Dark skies over Sark
Guernsey Post have released stamps to mark the tenth anniversary of Sark being designated the world’s first Dark Sky…
11 May 2021
Nineties nostalgia
Six new stamps and a miniature sheet from Jersey explore aspects of 1990s popular culture. The 1990s was an eclectic…
10 May 2021
10 facts about the 1840 Penny Black stamp
The Penny Black became valid for postage on 6 May 1840. The simple stamp revolutionised how the nation communicated,…
06 May 2021
Royal Mail stamps: Paul McCartney
Royal Mail celebrate the post-Beatles career of Sir Paul McCartney with eight special stamps recreating album artwork,…
06 May 2021

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