Mermaids on postcards

The mermaid, a fascinating mythological character, has intrigued human beings for many centuries. This half-female, half-fish character has been featured in many ancient rituals. And of course, she is a wonderful collection topic in deltiology among others.

November 30, 2021


Today, Marco will introduce you to some atypical stamps. They are better known as “unusual stamps”. This type of collection has many fans because it’s affordable to everyone and it’s also a lot of fun!

November 23, 2021

Are you still looking for the ideal present for your family and friends?

Whether you're looking for a vinyl, LEGO®, a comic strip, a figurine, a stamp or a postcard...

November 17, 2021

Trick or stamp?

The term Halloween comes from “All Hallows Eve”. Celebrated on 31 October, Halloween takes place on the eve of the Christian celebration of All Saints' Day, which was introduced on this date in the 8th century to replace the pagan celebration of Samain. This Gallic, or more precisely Celtic, celebration was celebrated by the druids as a kind of New Year's Eve. It was very popular in Ireland. Indeed, contrary to what many people think, Hallowe

November 3, 2021

The best of both worlds

Press release from RPSL

October 26, 2021

Have you heard of propaganda forgeries?

Many stamp collectors are interested in forgeries. First, because forewarned is forearmed. Next, because there is something fascinating about the techniques used by the forgers. We’re going to take a look at propaganda forgeries. These stamps were created to get a message to the population. They reproduce a stamp nearly identically, but with slight differences to get their ideas across.

October 14, 2021

Wiener Werkstätte postcards

Postcard illustrations are very sought after and for good reason: old coloured postcards always draw the eye. Today, we will be talking about a series of old illustrations postcard collectors know well: those from the Wiener Werkstätte.

October 6, 2021

A Belgian coin sold on Delcampe for over 8000 euros!

A few days ago, a Belgian "Lion d'Or" reached the price of 8005€ on Delcampe.

September 21, 2021

Third time lucky

Richard Stock FRPSL has faced a most unusual period as President of the Royal Philatelic Society London, unlike that of any of his predecessors. Elected in June 2019 for a two-year term, he was able to chair only a handful of ‘face-to-face’ meetings, having quickly to adapt to the new world of Zoom and YouTube displays. Having assembled a fine selection of displays for the two years, sadly most could not be enjoyed ‘in the flesh’. (Press

September 20, 2021

The Royal visits Borneo

Press Release from RPSL

September 16, 2021

The postcard barometer

We are very pleased that Herbert Fischer has accepted to give you a regular update on the evolution of the postcard collection market on our blog. The articles are produced with the kind support of the Daniel Stade auction house.

September 13, 2021

A beautiful summer evening

Delcamping means holidays and relaxation. Enjoy a little collection item cocktail!

September 9, 2021