Collecting Guides

Read our range of entertaining features and articles on stamp and coin collectors and collectables here

Discover how WPC Marion Jones and her horse Yolande came to be depicted on a 13p British stamp in 1979 ...

26/06/2017

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Royal Mail pays tribute to the country’s long history of milling, with a look at six of the UK’s finest surviving ...

20/06/2017

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Explore the history of migration in the USA with our guide to five top stamps on the theme. ...

09/06/2017

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In May 1840, Great Britain issued the world's first adhesive postage stamps, revolutionising communication in ...

01/06/2017

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A new ten-stamp issue celebrates the distinctive sounds of Britain’s songbirds, from those with simple songs to ...

24/05/2017

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A new holographic coin showing the Larsen B ice shelf, which collapsed 15 years ago, has been issued by Pobjoy ...

22/05/2017

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Take a trip through transport history with our guide to collecting stamps on the theme of underground railway and ...

12/05/2017

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A new $1 coin has been produced by Pobjoy Mint to mark the centenary of the birth of former US president John F ...

19/04/2017

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Enhance your stamp collection with a thematic devoted to bird stamps, as Ed Fletcher identifies beautiful designs ...

10/04/2017

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Watch the Royal Mail video feauring an interview with artist Michael Heslop, who worked on the Racehorse Legends ...

08/04/2017

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The exciting sport of horse racing is celebrated with eight new stamps from Royal Mail, which feature some of the ...

06/04/2017

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National Stamp Celebration Day is being launched at the start of May 2017, giving us the chance to celebrate ...

23/03/2017

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