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I explore British, Foreign and Commonwealth stamps with articles in Stamp Collector (formerly Stamp & Coin Mart). These include a regular series of ‘Celebrated Sets’ and occasional opinion pieces.
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Celebrated sets: Angola Birds
Celebrated Sets: Canada Jubilees
Curiosities: Postmasters Provisionals
Factual: End of World War One (2)
Celebrated Sets: Greece Olympic Games
Curiosities: The long, long sets
Factual: End of World War One (1)
Celebrated Sets: Italy Provincial Occupations
Curiosities: The I Chang courier service
Celebrated sets: USA Columbians
Curiosities: Stamps and advertising
Factual: Great Expositions (2)
Curiosities: Stamps of Clipperton Island
Factual: Great Expositions (1)
Curiosities: Soviets take over philately
Factual: Egypt (2)
Curiosities: Inside Jobs
Opinion: The Imperial Update
Factual: Egypt (1)
Curiosities: Tristan da Cunha Resettlement
Curiosities: Postal Stones of the Cape
Curiosities: Falklands or Malvinas?
Factual: 'Post Office' Mauritius
Curiosities: ‘Chomeurs Intellectuels
Factual: Cape Triangulars
Curiosities: Pre-cancelled stamps
Factual: North Borneo
Curiosities: Oxford and Cambridge College stamps
Factual: 1d and 2d 'Stars'
Curiosities: Black Triangular
Factual: Russian Revolution (2)
Curiosities: Mayfair Find
Curiosities: Stamps of Bateken
Factual: Russian Revolution (1)
Factual: Stamp Repairs
Curiosities: Stamps of Bateken
Factual: Stamp Perforation
Curiosities: Ocean Letters
Curiosities: Prince Consort Essays
Curiosities: Stamp Art
Factual: US Transcontinental Mail (2)
Curiosities: Colour Trials
Factual: US Transcontinental Mail (1)
Curiosities: The Zemstvo posts of Russia
Factual: Early Portugal
Curiosities: Pigeon Post
Factual: War Tax stamps
Curiosities: The Dublin Find
Opinion: The future
Curiosities: Hologram stamps
Curiosities: Fancy Cancels
Opinion: Lost stamps
Factual: GB Official Stamps
Curiosities: Balbo’s seaplane flights
Opinion: Stamps in context
Curiosities: Steamship Co stamps
Factual: Austro-Hungarian Empire
Curiosities: William Dockwra
Opinion: Plating 1d blacks
Curiosities: Glider Mail
Factual: Stamp Shades
Opinion: Different shapes:
Factual: Stationery and accessories
Curiosities: Pneumatic Mail:
Opinion: History, Protest:
Boules de Moulins:
Curiosities, Submarine Mail:
Opinion, Royal Mail:
Factual Postal Stationery:
Opinion, Album Repair:
Opinion Stamp Shops:
Opinion Millennium Madness:
Factual Italian States (2):
Italian States (1):
Opinion Space fillers:
Quality Rarity Value
Factual. Morocco and Levant.
Britain’s Greek Islands.
Opinion. Portobello. Not your average stamp market.
Factual. Some other SG1s.
Factual. The Unification Set.
Factual. German Colonies.
Factual. When Gibraltar Went Spanish.
Opinion. The Club Packet.
Factual. The back of a stamp.
Factual. Classic British Guiana.
Opinion. Mint or used?
Factual. Hyperinflation Stamps.
Factual. Europe’s First Single Currency
Opinion. Picked Collections
Factual. The ‘Victor Hugo’ Cover
Factual. Shah Ahmed Mirza.
Opinion. The Changing Status of Stamps
Opinion. Stamps Vs Other Collectables
Factual. Victorian Postal Forgeries