Stamp collecting for beginners

New to stamp collecting? Read our articles and guides for stamp collecting beginners

The jargon of stamp collecting is explained in our glossary of philatelic terms ...

05/03/2017

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If you have inherited a stamp collection and want to sell it there are many decisions to be made, as we explain in ...

01/03/2017

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The 2016 Europa theme is Ecology in Europe – Think Green.Start your own themed collection with our guide to five ...

12/05/2016

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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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Watch the seven-minute report on stamp collecting, broadcast on the CBS Sunday Morning television show in the USA… ...

26/01/2015

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Frank Spencer explains the intricacies of stamp issues of the Netherlands in his latest guide to collecting stamps ...

08/05/2014

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Have you seen the digital edition of Stamp & Coin Mart? In this special behind-the-scenes feature, our resident ...

08/05/2014

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A 'Cinderella' stamp is a label which resembles a postage stamp but which has no postal validity. Cinderellas ...

04/02/2014

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A single, mint stamp off cover is boring, suggests Stamp & Coin Mart stamp collecting expert Alastair Gunn, once ...

08/01/2014

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Stamp & Coin Mart magazine presents part one in a series of 'Tips of the Stamp Trade' videos, as Andrew McGavin of ...

16/09/2013

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Stamp & Coin Mart, in association with Universal Philatelic Auctions, bring you a series of 'Tips of the Stamp ...

16/09/2013

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Stamp & Coin Mart magazine presents part one in a series of 'Tips of the Stamp Trade' videos, as Andrew McGavin of ...

15/09/2013

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