Digitabulist, who are you ?

A digitabulist collects thimbles. This small and very old object dates back to the Middle Ages. It is a case to protect the tailor's fingers. The majority of thimbles are made of metal and are studded on the outside. There are also thimbles made of ivory, porcelain or even bone. They can cover the whole right or be a simple ring.

February 19, 2020

Two ‘firsts’ for the Royal

Press Release from RPSL

February 14, 2020

Cards on the table!

Cards are the popular game par excellence. Everyone has a deck at home. Do you know the history of card games?

February 13, 2020

Carrying the mail by railroad

Press Release from RPSL

February 10, 2020

Queen Victoria, is the most famous philatelic effigy!

With good reason: hers was the first one! The first stamp, the “penny black”, was issued in 1840 during her reign. So, it makes perfect sense that her portrait was on it. What’s more, the British Empire was at its peak. That’s all it took to ensure that Queen Victoria would become the most emblematic figure of stamp collecting. Queen Victoria had such an impact on her times that they were renamed the “Victorian Era”.

January 29, 2020

Femininity in Raphaël Kirchner’s postcards

A contemporary of Alfons Mucha, Raphaël Kirchner also left his mark on the postcards of La Belle Epoque. His beautiful women are still thrilling collectors today.

January 17, 2020

The hotel posts of Egypt

Press release from RPSL

January 7, 2020

Gems from the South East

Press release from RPSL

January 6, 2020

75 years of the Battle of the Bulge, a duty of remembrance…

It is already 75 years since one of the most famous battles of the Second World War, the Battle of the Bulge, took place. During the winter of 1944-1945, this battle marked an important turning point in the Allied victory over the Germans. On this occasion, Post Luxembourg issues a commemorative block. We wanted to take up some important elements of this decisive battle in the fields of philately and cartophilia.

December 26, 2019

Extensive display of Tasmania

Press release from RPSL

December 23, 2019

Million-mark and billion-mark German banknotes? Explore the collection!

Were you rich if you had 1 billion marks in 1923? Considering that a loaf of bread was worth 3 billion marks at the time, it’s clear that you weren’t! These notes are, however, part of the world’s monetary history and a source of excitement for numismatists and other banknote collectors.

December 18, 2019

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...you’re sure to find a gift that will make them very happy among the millions of collection items available on Delcampe.

December 5, 2019