Stanley Gibbons sings the Blues

With London 2020 postponed, Stanley Gibbons decided to launch an online, single-sheet philatelic competition aimed at bringing the philatelic community together during the current crisis. Titled the Stanley Gibbons Blue competition, the competition took its inspiration from prestigious institutions who award ‘Blues’ to those individuals who represent the highest level of excellence in their field. In the competition, a Stanley Gibbons Blue was awarded to … Continue reading Stanley Gibbons sings the Blues

Positive stamp article in The Guardian

In mid-April 2020, The Guardian newspaper in the UK ran an interesting article titled ‘Post modern: why millennials have fallen in love with stamp collecting’. This must-read article had an interview with the Chair of the prestigious Philatelic Trader’s Society (PTS) in the UK. The article got wide coverage, and I was sent the link to it by several clients, in case I had not … Continue reading Positive stamp article in The Guardian

The Postal Museum launches ‘Make a Connection’ online hub

The Postal Museum has launched an online hub, ‘Make a Connection’, to enable everyone to virtually enjoy the museum experience while its physical doors remain temporarily closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. For a limited time, everyone will be able to experience the museum’s star attraction – Mail Rail – from the comfort of their own home. Viewers of the ‘Mail Rail from Home’ virtual … Continue reading The Postal Museum launches ‘Make a Connection’ online hub