1837-1901 Victorian stamps

Victorian stamps 1837 - 1901Find out more about Great Britain's Victorian postage stamps, from the famous Penny Black 1d stamp issued in May 1840, to the later designs bearing an image of Queen Victoria. For regular opinion, advice and information on Victorian stamps don't miss Stamp & Coin Mart magazine.

Did you know? Since Britain invented the postage stamp, British stamps do not need to include the country name.

 

The first Victorian halfpenny stamp was issued in October 1870 due to a reduction in the postal rate for ...

11/11/2017

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Find out more about the Victorian 1d lilac stamp of 1881 in our guide to the stamps of Queen Victoria ...

01/11/2017

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Discover more about Britain's short-lived embossed stamps, issued during the reign of Queen Victoria, in our stamp ...

28/10/2017

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We take a look at the Queen Victoria 1900 halfpenny blue-green stamp ...

05/10/2017

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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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Back in 1901, the country was in a state of mourning following the death of Queen Victoria. Postal history expert ...

17/03/2017

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Discover more about the three halfpenny stamp first issued in 1870 ...

13/01/2017

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Collecting rare British stamps - 10 facts about the 1840 'Penny Black' stamp

08/10/2014

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Discover the most treasured 'first day cover' in the world, known as the Kirkcudbright Penny Black first day ...

01/10/2014

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In 2004 a 2 shillings brown stamps, achieved one of the highest prices ever achieved for any British stamp, ...

01/09/2014

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Find out more about the fascinating story of the Penny Red Plate 77 Stamp with collector Abed Najjar's ...

06/11/2012

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The Penny Black is the most famous stamps in the world. Discover how to collect the many varieties of the 1d ...

30/01/2012

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