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.

 

A set of five stamp postcards is being given away with the March 2018 issue of Stamp & Coin Mart magazine. See the ...

28/01/2018

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Mulready stationery appeared at the same time as the Penny Black and Twopenny Blue, in May 1840, and was expected ...

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David Bailey discovers how an angry inventor tried to put an end to line engraved stamps ...

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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 the Victorian 4d stamp of 1855, the country's first surface-printed stamp, in our guide to the ...

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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 ...

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

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