Classic British Stamps

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Ed Fletcher continues his guide to affordable classic British postage stamps, providing a fact file of the King ...

01/03/2017

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Ed Fletcher provides a fact file of the 1/2d green KGV stamp known as the 'Downey Head', explaining why you should ...

01/02/2017

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In our new series on collecting GB stamps, Ed Fletcher provides a fact file of an affordable classic, this time ...

13/01/2017

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We take a look at three stamps which can be found in a variety of shades, and reveal how the varieties can vary ...

03/06/2016

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Get your birds thematic off to a great start with our in-depth guide to collecting bird stamps from around the ...

12/04/2016

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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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Only three weeks after the death of her father King George VI, the soon-to-be-crowned Queen Elizabeth II welcomed ...

01/09/2014

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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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We asked cover expert Richard Park of Cover Collecting to tell us about one of the most expensive GB stamps he has ...

01/08/2014

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Described in 2010 as ‘Britain’s rarest stamp’, an example of the 1904 Edward VII 6d pale dull purple was sold in ...

09/07/2014

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Victorian stamps expert Devlan Kruck looks back on a nineteenth-century businessman's pioneering technique to ...

04/03/2014

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