Post Luxembourg celebrates the first century of the first commemorative stamp sheet in the world!

Sheets of stamps, or souvenir sheets, are highly sought after by collectors. They feature an illustration in which there is one, or several stamps. The sheets are often issued to celebrate an event. They are known as commemorative sheets.

March 27, 2023

The construction of the Eiffel Tower…as if you were there!

In this new World of Collecting video, experience the construction of the Eiffel Tower, one of the most famous monuments in the world, with Sébastien Delcampe.

March 20, 2023

Delcampe Magazine Collections Classiques n°5 is now available!

Whether you are a deltiologist, a philatelist, a numismatist or a photography enthusiast, enjoy your new Delcampe Magazine Collections Classiques now!

March 16, 2023

Delcampe Top Sales March 2023

See the Delcampe top sales for March 2023 here.

March 9, 2023

A musical stamp!

The Swiss issued a very peculiar stamp in the shape of a vinyl record. Are you interested in this incredible item? It’s the theme of the new World of Collecting video!

February 23, 2023

Prom queens!

While young girls are thinking about choosing THE dress that will fit them perfectly at their university or graduation prom, I wanted to invite you to a little trip into our past to show you that this prom tradition is not new!

February 15, 2023

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.

February 15, 2023

Delcampe Top Sales February 2023

See the Delcampe top sales for February 2023 here.

February 9, 2023

Have you ever heard of aluminium postcards?

Françoise Valette, a Delcampe member, introduced them to me in her book “Flânerie dans la carte postale aluminium”, a 212- page reference work with over 400 postcards illustrating the topic. I felt I absolutely had to share this very unique theme with you!

February 9, 2023

Josephine Baker, a star immortalised in postcards

Sébastien Delcampe introduces you to Josephine Baker, who was inducted into the Pantheon in 2021: a great star and a woman with a heart of gold. The world of collecting pays homage to her.

February 2, 2023

The 20-mark gold coin, a safe bet

The German mark was officially created in 1873. However, the first coins were struck in 1871. Following the defeat of the French in 1870, the German States unified to create the second German empire. They decided on a new currency at the time: the Reichsmark. However, although the country was unified, the Reichsmark was struck in seven principalities, 54 kingdoms, six grand duchies, five duchies and three free cities.

January 26, 2023

What about open philately?

Some twenty years ago, in order to reignite collector interest in showing their collections and to boost visitor interest in the frames exhibited, the idea of combining stamp collections with non-philatelic material took root. This gave birth to the open class, as it was known in its early days.

January 19, 2023