Thematics

Your guide to thematics - collecting stamps by theme, also known as 'topical stamp collecting'

Stamp collecting blog: Thematics and multiple themes on stamps
In a bid to sell more stamps, post offices are beginning to include multiple themes on their stamps, but is that such a…
07 October 2014
Stamp collecting blog: Thematics and finding stamp information
Collecting by theme can be a liberating experience, but there is still plenty of information available to help you along…
07 October 2014
Stamp collecting blog: Thematics and 'stamps on stamps'
It should come as no surprise that one of the most popular themes for stamp collectors is ‘stamps on stamps’, writes…
07 September 2014
Stamp collecting blog: Thematics and the 'open' approach
A 2014 talk on Concorde-related material was both fun and informative, writes Matt Hill in his latest blog on collecting…
07 August 2014
Commonwealth Games and sports stamps: Ten stamps with a 'Games' theme
Stamp collecting expert Adrian Keppel reveals his ten stamps with a 'Games' theme, to mark the holding of the Glasgow…
20 June 2014
World War One stamps: Ten WWI stamps on the 'Great War' theme
Stamp collecting expert Adrian Keppel reveals his ten stamps on the World War One 'theme' as we mark the centenary of…
18 June 2014
Stamp collecting blog: Thematics and the 'Open Class' exhibit
Keep your options open, says Matt Hill in his regular guide to collecting stamps by theme, as the Open class grows in…
04 June 2014
Stamp collecting blog: Thematics and telling stories with your stamps
Are you a story-teller or a chronological stamp collector? Thematics (stamp collecting by theme) can accommodate both,…
07 May 2014
Collecting stamps by theme: World Festivals
In our regular web feature on stamp thematics (collecting stamps by theme) we select another 'hot topic' which has been…
12 September 2012

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