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Princess Royal gets sneak preview of Postal Museum

GB: Princess Royal gets sneak preview of Postal Museum

The Princess Royal carried out a ceremonial opening of The Postal Museum on June 13, six weeks ahead...

Shattered illusions and shattered lives

GB: Shattered illusions and shattered lives

The fourth issue in Royal Mailís five-year series commemorating the First World War

Iconic architecture for the 21st century

GB: Iconic architecture for the 21st century

The Landmark Buildings set, to be issued on July 13, is a celebration of excellence and originality ...

Thermochromic stamp for the USAís total solar eclipse

WORLD: Thermochromic stamp for the USAís total solar eclipse

The US Postal Service has pre-empted the total solar eclipse which will be visible across the countr...

Television animations to stir childhood memories

BRITAIN: Television animations to stir childhood memories

A look back at a 2014 special issue that celebrated much-loved animated characters

British Eccentricities

BRITAIN: British Eccentricities

Folk customs and traditions make only rare appearances on Britainís stamps, but generate some attrac...

1937 CORONATION ISSUE: Brownie Points

BRITAIN: 1937 CORONATION ISSUE: Brownie Points

Itís a single stamp, and you might think itís rather dull, but the postal history of the 1937 Corona...

Stars in our eyes

WORLD: Stars in our eyes

The USAís Legends of Hollywood series has been celebrating many of the worldís most famous film acto...

Every dock has its day

WORLD: Every dock has its day

In 1902, Bermudaís stamps abandoned the monarchís head in favour of a maritime motif unlike any othe...

Four Horsepower

BRITAIN: Four Horsepower

From the 1780s until the 1840s, horse-drawn mail coaches were the fastest way to transport mail betw...

Workshops wound by wind and water

CURRENT GB ISSUE: Workshops wound by wind and water

The Windmills & Watermills set will salute an endearing and important part of Britainís industrial a...

Canada celebrates its 150th birthday with maple-leaf stamps

WORLD: Canada celebrates its 150th birthday with maple-leaf stamps

Canada is celebrating 150 years of nationhood with a set of 10 stamps celebrating the countryís achi...

India 1948 rarity sold for record £500,000

WORLD: India 1948 rarity sold for record £500,000

A rare multiple from Indiaís 1948 set of official stamps has been sold by Stanley Gibbons by private...

50 not out!

BRITAIN: 50 not out!

The Machin definitive is 50 years old this month. What are the qualities that has allowed this serie...

Boer necessity

COMMONWEALTH: Boer necessity

The newly conquered Boer republic of the Transvaal required stamps portraying the British monarch in...

Ships ahoy!

BRITAIN: Ships ahoy!

British stamps have commemorated a wide range of seagoing vessels, from warships to cruise liners. T...

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Television animations to stir childhood memories

A look back at a 2014 special issue that celebrated much-loved animated characters

British Eccentricities

Folk customs and traditions make only rare appearances on Britainís stamps, but generate some attrac...

1937 CORONATION ISSUE: Brownie Points

Itís a single stamp, and you might think itís rather dull, but the postal history of the 1937 Corona...

Stars in our eyes

The USAís Legends of Hollywood series has been celebrating many of the worldís most famous film acto...

Four Horsepower

From the 1780s until the 1840s, horse-drawn mail coaches were the fastest way to transport mail betw...

50 not out!

The Machin definitive is 50 years old this month. What are the qualities that has allowed this serie...

Boer necessity

The newly conquered Boer republic of the Transvaal required stamps portraying the British monarch in...

Ships ahoy!

British stamps have commemorated a wide range of seagoing vessels, from warships to cruise liners. T...

Stamps in Nazi-Occupied Britain

What would the postage stamps of Nazi-occupied Britain have looked like?

Judge Obock by its covers!

The small French colony of Obock produced a surfeit of provisional overprints in 1892-94, but also s...

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