York Stamp Show

York Stamp Show

We will next be at the York stamp show on the 21st & 22nd July,  both Simon and Chris would love to see you at our stall. The event is at The Grandstand, York Racecourse, York YO23 1EX Friday 21st  11am – 6pm  and Saturday 22nd  10am –...
Next Show Midpex

Next Show Midpex

We are already half way though the year and have been to many shows including international,  the next one we are attending is Midpex at Warwickshire Exhibition Centre – Leamington Spa – CV31 1XN – 8th July 2017 10:00AM – 5:00PM. We would love to see as many of you...
Boxed and Albums Sale 1023 – Ends Midday 16th June 2017

Boxed and Albums Sale 1023 – Ends Midday 16th June 2017

It’s been some time since we last prepared one of our world sales of collections and accumulations. Over 280 different lots offered intact, there’s certainly something for everyone here! Take advantage of FREE MAINLAND UK DELIVERY.  Whether you buy one album or thirty...
Finlandia International Stamp Show – Report

Finlandia International Stamp Show – Report

THE PROBLEM WITH STAMP SHOWS.   Having recently returned from Finlandia 2017 I have come to the conclusion that these shows together with all their fanfare are disappointing events. Don’t get me wrong, the organisers worked superbly to put on a quality show...
NEW for 2017 – National Stamp Celebration Day

NEW for 2017 – National Stamp Celebration Day

Launching this May, 2017, National Stamp Celebration Day will be held to celebrate the hobby.   The Day will be held on 4th May to commemorate the world’s first ever adhesive postage stamp – the Penny Black.   The stamp was first issued on 1st May 1840 and officially...
Victorian Pastime of Stamp Collecting

Victorian Pastime of Stamp Collecting

Imagine a world without TV, internet, social media and mass communication.  This is a world the Victorians never had.  But one thing they certainly had was postage stamps and the art of letter writing!  They sent and received letters by the sack load, whilst today we...