Collecting Guides

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

This copper alloy coin from the collections of the British Museum features the 7th-century lyric poet Sappho, who ...

15/01/2018

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Visitors to Stampex International will be treated to a huge range of philatelic material to buy. Find out which ...

12/01/2018

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Find out more about the exhibits, souvenirs and new stamp issues taking place at Spring Stampex International ...

09/01/2018

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Postal historian and ephemera expert and dealer John Scott provides an introduction to collecting ephemera and ...

09/01/2018

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Find out more about Stampex, the major stamp collecting event held twice a year, and discover why it's a ...

08/01/2018

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An intriguing item from British Museum’s collection is an 18th-century French medal commemorating a battle from ...

08/01/2018

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Golden-globe nominated TV show Game of Thrones is the subject of Royal Mail’s latest stamps, which feature ...

03/01/2018

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Gibraltar Post has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund to produce four new stamps featuring endangered and ...

18/12/2017

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A stamp from Kosovo which marked the canonisation of Mother Teresa has been given the St Gabriel Award for best ...

11/12/2017

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It might not be accepted currency on this planet, but a new note produced by De La Rue is proving popular with ...

05/12/2017

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Three new stamps from Israeli Post capture the drama and excitement of the Roman arenas of the Roman Empire. ...

04/12/2017

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Royal Mail have revealed the special stamps to be issued in 2018, with the schedule set to feature an eclectic mix ...

24/11/2017

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