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The USA’s Legends of Hollywood series has been celebrating many of the world’s most famous film actors since 1995. It’s a star-studded portrait gallery.
In 1902, Bermuda’s stamps abandoned the monarch’s head in favour of a maritime motif unlike any other in the Edwardian period
From the 1780s until the 1840s, horse-drawn mail coaches were the fastest way to transport mail between British towns and cities. Romanticised in retrospect, in reality they were fraught with discomfort and danger
The Windmills & Watermills set will salute an endearing and important part of Britain’s industrial archaeology
Canada is celebrating 150 years of nationhood with a set of 10 stamps celebrating the country’s achievements since its centennial in 1967.
A rare multiple from India’s 1948 set of official stamps has been sold by Stanley Gibbons by private treaty for a record £500,000.
The Machin definitive is 50 years old this month. What are the qualities that has allowed this series to enrapture so many enthusiasts, and how might you go about starting a collection?
The newly conquered Boer republic of the Transvaal required stamps portraying the British monarch in 1902. Bicoloured printing helped to give them a touch of elegance
British stamps have commemorated a wide range of seagoing vessels, from warships to cruise liners. They add up to an extremely impressive fleet
What would the postage stamps of Nazi-occupied Britain have looked like?
The small French colony of Obock produced a surfeit of provisional overprints in 1892-94, but also some genuinely interesting philately and postal history
The partition of Germany in the aftermath of World War II is reflected in some fascinating postal history
Birthday celebrations for a very familiar face
Much has changed in 50 years. Why has the Queen’s portrait defied the passage of time?
A round-up of some of the latest auction news
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