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At a time of heightened international tension in the far east, North Korea has issued two stamps graphically foretelling the violent annihilation of the United States.
Television programmes have been a regular theme of populist stamp issues in recent years. Are they intended to appeal to children, or grown-ups?
The World Athletics Championships, which comes to London in August, is among the biggest sporting events on the planet. Over the course of 35 years, stamps and postmarks from host cities have built into a great collectable
1908 was a champagne moment in Canadaís history, and the Tercentenary of Quebec was celebrated by a fine recess-printed set of portrait and pictorial stamps
The concept of issuing dedicated airmail stamps never took off in Britain. It was, however, given serious consideration in the 1920s
The Princess Royal carried out a ceremonial opening of The Postal Museum on June 13, six weeks ahead of its opening to the public.
The fourth issue in Royal Mailís five-year series commemorating the First World War
The Landmark Buildings set, to be issued on July 13, is a celebration of excellence and originality in contemporary British architecture.
The US Postal Service has pre-empted the total solar eclipse which will be visible across the country on August 21 by issuing a stamp which mimics its effect.
A look back at a 2014 special issue that celebrated much-loved animated characters
Folk customs and traditions make only rare appearances on Britainís stamps, but generate some attractive and eye-opening designs when they do.
Itís a single stamp, and you might think itís rather dull, but the postal history of the 1937 Coronation 1Ĺd can make for a lively collection. Here are some exhibition pieces to look for..
The USAís Legends of Hollywood series has been celebrating many of the worldís most famous film actors since 1995. Itís a star-studded portrait gallery.
In 1902, Bermudaís stamps abandoned the monarchís 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 Britainís industrial archaeology
Canada is celebrating 150 years of nationhood with a set of 10 stamps celebrating the countryís achievements since its centennial in 1967.
A rare multiple from Indiaís 1948 set of official stamps has been sold by Stanley Gibbons by private treaty for a record £500,000.
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