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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
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
World War I and Commonwealth Games marked.
Madonna & Child stamps to be issued on November 5.
Released on June 18.
Cover shows 1st class stamp weeks before issue.
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
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
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
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 Siracusana series broke with tradition by offering Italians a single-design definitive range, and its popularity is reflected in its impressive 35-year lifespan
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!’
The British Postal Museum and Archive will move to a larger home on the same street, in a £9 million project
When West Germany showed a medieval fresco on a stamp, nobody realised that portions of it were badly forged and depicted 20th-century celebrities!
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
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!
If you thought speculation fever made for some tense scenes in English post office queues in 1966, there was a riot on a very different scale in Egypt 40 years earlier
Strange issues of old China looked the part in 19th-century stamp albums. This one is still highly prized today, almost 130 years after being revealed as bogus!
An attractive early example of multicoloured stamp printing by Sierra Leone was turned into a chimaera in 1963-66 by overprints on overprints on overprints
Switzerland's eye-catching second series of Landscapes definitives, which lasted a decade from 1949, showed distinctly modern views of the country's age-old scenery
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