London to host 2020 International Stamp Exhibition

London to host 2020 International Stamp Exhibition

London will be hosting, what will probably be, the world’s largest International Stamp Exhibition in 2020. Held at the Business Design Centre in Islington from 2nd to 10th May 2020, the event will have over 150 stamp dealers and postal administrations taking part. There will be hundreds of collectors showing their displays in the competition …Read more

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Young Philatelists meet the Queen

📽 Meeting young philatelists, who are carrying on the tradition of stamp collecting, today @The_RPSL pic.twitter.com/URhtn247bL — The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) November 26, 2019 Some of our best young philatelists were honoured by being presented to HM Queen Elizabeth II at the official opening of the new premises of the Royal Philatelic Society London on …Read more

Stephanie Connell becomes a Patron for Stamp Active

Stephanie Connell becomes a Patron for Stamp Active

Stephanie Connell, one of the UK’s leading consultants in Art and Antiques, has become a Patron for Stamp Active. She is well known as one of the antique and collectables specialists on the popular BBC series, “The Antique Roadshow”, “Bargain Hunt” and in Series 18 and 19 of the “Antiques Road Trip”. Stephanie has over …Read more

Steve Pye wins Bill Hart Award

Steve Pye wins Bill Hart Award

Steve Pye was presented with the Bill Hart Award for outstanding service to youth philately. He signed the Roll of Honour and received a framed certificate and gifts including a limited edition prestige stamp case, cufflinks and a tie, sponsored by Royal Mail. Steve has run a very successful stamp club in Liverpool and has …Read more

Young Collector of the Year goes to Leopold Marie

Young Collector of the Year goes to Leopold Marie

Leopold Marie received the Anne Dummer Trophy as the “Young Collector of the Year 2019” from Susan Henderson, Chairman of Stamp Active. He was also presented with a smaller cup as a memento and a framed set of Harry Potter stamps, sponsored by Royal Mail. Photo courtesy of Paul Leonard.

Penny Black Winner

Penny Black Winner

Amal Usman with Robin Cassell of Mulready Phialtelics who donated the prize for the Auction Draw. Photo courtesy of Paul Leonard Youngsters visiting the Kids Zone at Stampex complete various activities in order to win points to take part in the free children’s auction on Saturday afternoon. Every youngster who takes part in the auction, …Read more

Autumn Stampex 2019 Attendance Disappointing

Autumn Stampex 2019 Attendance Disappointing

Some of the Stampex team from Stamp Active. Pictured are Susan Henderson (Chairman), Peter Barham (Donations & Auction Manager), Cliff Jermyn-Francis, Lorraine Simms and Alan Bretherton (Kidstamps). Photo courtesy of Paul Leonard. Attendance at Stampex at the Kids Zone was disappointing with the lowest number of youngsters at the auction on Saturday for some time. …Read more

“My Favourite Things” Stamp Competition Results

“My Favourite Things” Stamp Competition Results

The winners of the prizes in the one-page national competition, sponsored by Isle of Man Stamps & Coins were: 7 Years and Under:            1st:      Piyallini Kalaiarasan: Dogs           Age 6             Bham 2nd:     Florence Martin: Fruits                 Age 7             Ayr 3rd:      Jashayinni Kalaiarasan: Cats       Age 4             Bham 8 & 9 Years:          …Read more

Stamp collecting initiative from Jersey Post ‘more popular than ever’

Stamp collecting initiative from Jersey Post ‘more popular than ever’

Stamp collecting initiative from Jersey Post ‘more popular than ever’ Year four schoolchildren in Jersey have been receiving the latest edition of Jersey Post’s Collectables album. This is the fifth year that Jersey Post has produced the free stamp album and activity book which is designed to introduce schoolchildren to the traditional hobby of stamp …Read more

Stampex International Court of Honour Celebrates 50 Years of Concorde

Stampex International Court of Honour Celebrates 50 Years of Concorde

Autumn Stampex 2019 International featured the Brian Asquith’s Collection “Faster than a Bullet – The Concorde Story” to mark the 50th Anniversary of the maiden flight of Concorde.   Brian’s collection showcases the story of Concorde and alongside pieces of philatelic interest Brian has also collected other memorabilia including flight certificates, stickers, menus, postcards and …Read more

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