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Britain's most spectacular commemoratives no 48: 1992 Protection of the Environment 39p

Britain's most spectacular commemoratives no 48: 1992 Protection of the Environment 39p

Which are the most striking special issues Britain has ever produced? To celebrate our 75th anniversary, we selected the top 75, and our countdown continues here

Britain's most spectacular commemoratives no 49: 1990 Astronomy 31p

Britain's most spectacular commemoratives no 49: 1990 Astronomy 31p

Which are the most striking special issues Britain has ever produced? To celebrate our 75th anniversary, we selected the top 75, and our countdown continues here

Britain's most spectacular commemoratives, no50: 1981 Christmas 11 1/2p

Britain's most spectacular commemoratives, no50: 1981 Christmas 11 1/2p

Which are the most striking special issues Britain has ever produced? To celebrate our 75th anniversary, we selected the top 75, and our countdown continues here

Britain's most spectacular commemorative, no51: 2002 Pillar Boxes 2nd class

Britain's most spectacular commemorative, no51: 2002 Pillar Boxes 2nd class

Which are the most striking special issues Britain has ever produced? To celebrate our 75th anniversary, we selected the top 75, and our countdown continues here

Britain's most spectacular commemorative, no52: 1986 Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference 34p

Britain's most spectacular commemorative, no52: 1986 Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference 34p

Which are the most striking special issues Britain has ever produced? To celebrate our 75th anniversary, we selected the top 75, and our countdown continues here

Insuring your collection

Insuring your collection

If you haven't specifically insured your stamp collection, you should think about it now, say industry bloggers Samantha Alexander and Carrie Van Brunt-Wiley

2014 programme announced

2014 programme announced

World War I and Commonwealth Games marked.

Christmas stamp images released

Christmas stamp images released

Madonna & Child stamps to be issued on November 5.

Doctor Who early release?

Doctor Who early release?

Cover shows 1st class stamp weeks before issue.

France: Seeds of an idea

France: Seeds of an idea

They were far from universally popular when they first appeared in 1903, but in a 35-year lifespan France's Sower definitives won their place in collectors' affections

France: Femme fatale?

France: Femme fatale?

Critics in France thought the 1900 'Mouchon' definitive design appeared to promise a liaison dangereuse, but that didn't stop it becoming a workhorse of colonial mail

Natal: Last but not least

Natal: Last but not least

The stamps of Natal were not always inspired, but ended on a high note with the characterful 1902 postage and revenue series, including some high value rarities

USA: Politically corrected

USA: Politically corrected

The cornerstone of Franklin D Roosevelt’s 'New Deal' for Depression-hit America was celebrated with a curious stamp depicting the President in a false moustache!

The Italian Machin

The Italian Machin

The Siracusana series broke with tradition by offering Italians a single-design definitive range, and its popularity is reflected in its impressive 35-year lifespan

Australia: Victim of the paparazzi

Australia: Victim of the paparazzi

A chance encounter in the remote Australian outback produced an iconic stamp image. And the first chance for an Aborigine to say: I’m a celebrity. Get me out of here!’

New plan for postal museum sees London home

New plan for postal museum sees London home

The British Postal Museum and Archive will move to a larger home on the same street, in a £9 million project

West Germany: Fresco fiasco

West Germany: Fresco fiasco

When West Germany showed a medieval fresco on a stamp, nobody realised that portions of it were badly forged and depicted 20th-century celebrities!

GB: Pilot scheme

GB: Pilot scheme

The set of eight stamps marking the 25th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain in 1965 introduced a new concept by having six different designs se-tenant

France: Divine intervention

France: Divine intervention

When the winner of a prestigious French stamp design competition was found to be ineligible as a wartime collaborator, the authorities collaborated with him anyway!

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