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

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

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