Tag Archives: Stamp Collecting

First Look: The UK’s New Longest Reigning Monarch Stamps

Royal Mail has issued a set of five new stamps marking Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becoming our Longest Reigning Monarch. Each stamp features a different regal design highlighting a key Royal motif, and there is a new 1st Class definitive for … Continue reading

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Who issued the world’s first Christmas Stamp?

Did you know that since Royal Mail issued their first Christmas stamp in 1966, over 17 billion Christmas stamps have been printed in Britain?  But as popular as they are today, Great Britain was late to the table when it … Continue reading

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The 50th anniversary of the most reproduced image in the world

50 years ago in 1964 Her Majesty the Queen approved a new portrait for her coinage, and set in motion a chain of events that led to the creation of the most reproduced image in the world. The portrait in … Continue reading

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