Postal History

Articles on Postal History including collectable covers, postmarks and more. Buy quality postal history in our Buy & Sell Collectables marketplace…

Postcard Collecting Video - June 2013
Postcard dealer Peter Lincoln describes his method of categorising his stock, in the latest postcard video from Stamp &…
30 April 2013
Video trailer: new play on British postal history
A new play, set to tour the country this summer, takes the audience back through the history of the postal service.…
30 April 2013
Make-believe science stamps
Using stamps from the British Library Philatelic Collections, artist Nathan Cohen has created an alternative history in…
26 April 2013
Collecting royalty on stamps: King Wenceslas of Bohemia
To many people, King Wenceslas is little more than a name in a Christmas Carol but in his day he was a well-known and…
28 March 2013
What's your favourite 19th-century stamp?
Postage stamps have been issued for more than 170 years, but many of the most classic designs were issued in those first…
12 February 2013
Book reviews: The Sower, A Common Little French Stamp
We review a new guide to the French 'Sower' stamps, which have been in use in France since 1903 ...
09 February 2013
Stamp collecting insight: Czechoslovakia's Stamp Day
The first stamps of the new Czechoslovakian Republic went on sale in Prague on the 18 December, 1918, and the…
08 February 2013
Video Report - Corbitts Stamp Auction
In this video report by Stamp & Coin Mart magazine, the stamp auctioneers at Corbitts discuss the history of the…
07 January 2013
Classic British Stamps
In our growing archive of classic British stamps, we profile the famous issues and explain why they are so popular with…
21 December 2012

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