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December 7, 2018

Discovering Jamaican philately

As a Caribbean island and former British colony, Jamaican philately has been heavily influenced by English philately. Let's go back to the first stamps and the history of this island paradise.

November 6, 2018

When you think that some people actually collect Ferraris!

We are, of course, talking about scale models of the mythical Ferrari cars which are synonymous with prestige and luxury! Does the Ferrari name make you dream? Read on!

October 9, 2018

Salvador Dali, a crackpot artist!

Dali, the painter, can be found on stamps. There are many Dali stamps, generally of his surrealist works. Let's take a look at these stamps and this unusual character.

September 17, 2018

Work underway on Royal’s new home

The Royal Philatelic Society London has formally taken possession of its new home at 15 Abchurch Lane, London EC4N 7BW, in the heart of the City of London, just a short walk from Bank Underground Station. Work is progressing well to enable the Society to move in the middle of next year, coinciding with its 150th anniversary celebrations.

September 6, 2018

Hawaiian Missionaries: stamps that lead to crime…

The first American missionaries arrived in Hawaii around 1820. They sent letters to the United States. The Hawaiian government created its first post office in 1849, and printed its first stamps two years later. Given their use, the stamps were called “Hawaiian Missionaries”. They had a face value of 2 cents, 5 cents and 13 cents. The stamps we discuss below are extremely rare.

August 14, 2018

Royal holds its first competition

Press Release from RPSL

July 30, 2018

New Secretary and Treasurer for the Royal Philatelic Society London

Press Release

July 10, 2018

Bryan Kearsley’s presentation about seahorses is a must-see !

Members of The Royal Philatelic Society London were treated to a magnificent display of the King George V high values of Great Britain at the meeting on 5 April. Bryan Kearsley FRPSL gave his presentation ‘Discovering Seahorses’, the name by which these classic designs are best known.

May 3, 2018

Charles Connell and stamp collecting in New Brunswick

Charles Connell was a New Brunswick politician from a Loyalist family and the Postmaster General. It was in this position that, in 1861, he issued a stamp in his likeness instead of that of Queen Victoria.

April 17, 2018

How were the first Australian stamps created?

Have you seen Australia’s kangaroo stamps? Do you know the history of these stamps that goes back to 1912? Does that seem late to you? We’ll explain why!

December 1, 2017