King George V Stamps (1910-1936)

Discover the stamps and postal history of King George V, the so-called Collector King, who was a passionate stamp collector himself, helping to form what is now the Royal Philatelic Collection. 

Did you know? King George V was president of the Royal Philatelic Society London between 1896 and 1910.

Rare stamps: the 1935 Silver Jubilee Prussian Blue stamp
The rare 1935 Silver Jubilee 'Prussian Blue' stamp is one of the most desirable stamps issued during the reign of King…
05 December 2022
Your in-depth guide to the stamps of King George V
GB stamps expert Mike Jackson presents an overview of KGV stamps issued in Britain during the collector King’s reign
04 March 2021
Stamp collecting guide: King George V British Empire Exhibition stamps 1d…
Find out more about the British Empire Exhibition stamps issued in 1924 and re-issued the following year
01 November 2017
The King George V Halfpenny Green ‘Downey Head’
Ed Fletcher provides a fact file of the 1/2d green KGV stamp known as the 'Downey Head', explaining why you should add…
01 February 2017
A mourning stamp for King George V
We look at a 1936 proposed issue with a charity surcharge, intended to mourn the passing of King George V
11 December 2015
Classic British Stamps - 1929 PUC £1 St George & the Dragon FDC
We asked cover expert Richard Park of Cover Collecting to tell us about one of the most expensive GB stamps he has seen:…
01 August 2014
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