The July issue of Stamp Magazine, on sale from June 8, includes these great features:
The heyday of the mail coach
At the dawn of the stamp age, the mail coach was the established way to move the mail around Britain at maximum speed. But it wasn’t always comfortable, and it was quite often dangerous
USA Hollywood Legends series
The ongoing American series commemorating movie stars has produced some memorable images and interesting varieties. Who has been honoured, and who omitted?
Coronation stamp of 1937
The issue celebrating the start of King George VI’s reign comprised a single unpretentious stamp, but it was radical for its day, had an important job to do, and was well used on commercial mail
Bermuda’s first pictorial issue in 1902 was unlike any other in the Edwardian period
The Spanish colony of Río Muni issued stamps with local themes through much of the 1960s
Britain has some varied folk customs, and some of the most eccentric have featured on stamps
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