Stamps and Comic Books

by Jeff Lough

July 30, 2020

A gift from Delcampe for all collectors!

Discover the first "all collections" Delcampe Magazine!

July 2, 2020

Audrey Hepburn, Hollywood and stamp collecting icon!

The most beautiful ambassador of philately remains without the slightest hesitation Audrey Hepburn. Not that she was a collector, but her participation in the film Charade in 1963 makes her an icon! Since then, philately has paid tribute to her. She is even on one of the most expensive modern stamps in the world.

June 16, 2020

Do you know the most expensive Belgian stamp?

In Belgium, the rarest stamp is the inverted Dendermonde. Only 17 of them are known to date (15 mint and 2 cancelled). These stamps were issued and sold in 1920. The particularity of these stamps is that their center is inverted compared to their frame.

June 3, 2020

Do you know the first stamps of these 10 countries?

It is likely that many of our readers who are lovers of classical philately can answer this question without the slightest doubt, but a little revision can always be useful. So let's rediscover the N°1 of these countries according to the Yvert and Tellier catalogue.

May 27, 2020

Discovering the Blue Boy

Michel Pedrero, president of the association APCPO "Las Abelhos" is pleased to present us this American philately classic. The Blue Boy is a very rare stamp issued in 1847 by the post office of the city of Alexandria, Virginia, in the United States.

May 6, 2020

Lockdown, a propitious time to get informed.

For several weeks now, we have been asked for health reasons to stay in our home. More than ever, it is important to take care of yourself and obey the instructions to contain the epidemic! Here are a few readings for collectors available for free online!

April 28, 2020

One-Cent Magenta: the World’s Most Expensive Stamp

The story of the One-cent Magenta began in British Guiana. British Guiana (which became an independent nation from Guyana in 1966), as its name suggests, had been an English colony since 1796. This territory is the only Commonwealth state in South America.

April 16, 2020

Regional’ meeting provides plenty of variety

Press Release from RPSL

March 17, 2020

Two ‘firsts’ for the Royal

Press Release from RPSL

February 14, 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