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

Autumn Stampex is nearly here

Autumn Stampex is nearly here

The national stamp exhibition will beheld, once again, at the British Design Centre, London, from 11th to 14th September 2020. Stamp Active will be there in our usual location in Gallery Bays 14 and 15. The Kids Zone will feature activities and displays on the theme of “Transport on Stamps” and a new activity book …Read more

New "Transport on Stamps" Activity Book

New “Transport on Stamps” Activity Book

Stamp Active will be launching a new activity book at Autumn Stampex 2019 on the theme of “Transport on Stamps”. The book, sponsored by the Society of Olympic Collectors and supported by The Philatelic Fund, features information about many different forms of transport, word games and places to save your favourite transport stamps. Created by …Read more

The People Hive

The People Hive

Recognising an Ability not a Disability? If you are a stamp collector and wish to help a charity, have you considered that many people with an apparent disability may have talents that they wish to use, if given the opportunity? Commencing in 2018, the People Hive was set up in Twickenham to celebrate the opportunities …Read more

Stampex Competition

Stampex Competition

Fancy winning a year’s subscription to Stamp Collector Magazine? For your chance of winning this exciting prize simply: – Sign up to the free Newsletter at https://www.stampexinternational.co.uk/competition.html – Answer the question on this page The winner will be selected at random. Closing date for this will be Thursday 30 May 2019 at 11:59 Good luck! Full …Read more

Stampex International are pleased to reveal that The Postal Museum will be celebrating the International Airmail Anniversary

Stampex International are pleased to reveal that The Postal Museum will be celebrating the International Airmail Anniversary

Autumn Stampex takes place in London at the Business Design Centre, Isllington, from 11th to 14th September. Stamp Active will again be there will some exciting activities and displays and a few surprises too for young collectors. 2019 brings with it an exciting centenary – that of the first regular international airmail service, changing how …Read more

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