• August 4th, 2014

    Apex Public Auction 133 Post-Sale Press Release

    The Apex Public Auction number 133 was held in gloriously sunny weather at the popular Lingfield Park Racecourse venue on Sunday July 27th, with 125 buyers in the room competing with several 100 'book' bidders for the 1150 lots going under the hammer.  The sale exceeded expectations with highly gratifying realisations in excess of £420,000 and relatively few lots remaining unsold [in fact of the f ...
  • February 3rd, 2014

    Apex Public Auction 130: Rare Singles Steal the Show

    1150 lots of philatelic material, including some of the rarest single items ever offered by Apex Philatleics, will go under the hammer on Sunday 16th March, at Lingfield Park Racecourse, UK. Of particular interest, three 1915 Tanganyika 'Mafia Island' handstamped 1r, 2r and 3r mint issues are some of the scarcest stamps to be found in the Stanley Gibbons catalogue. Mafia Island is part of the Tanz ...
  • October 1st, 2013

    George V’s Obsession - A King and His Stamps

    A new biography of George V, which focuses on his obsession with stamps, is the first book on a philatelic subject to be published on Kindle. The book, George V’s Obsession - a king and his stamps, contains new archival material and is the first new biography of George V (the Queen’s grandfather) for 30 years. It describes George V's life and his urge to be the greatest collector of his time. It e ...
  • August 22nd, 2013

    Innovative Finnish personalized stamp renewed on its 10th anniversary

    In the spring of 2003, Itella Posti Oy was the world’s first company to introduce a personalized stamp application customers could use to design their own stamps on the Posti website. The personalized stamp service concept has been renewed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the service launch. The new service includes greeting texts, ready-made image ranges, and discounts. The Finnish personaliz ...
  • August 22nd, 2013

    How to be Likeable on Facebook - From A Company That's Doing it Well

    No matter what type of business, to succeed on Facebook you have to quite literally be likeable. American Collectors Insurance was recently ranked among the top five of national insurance organizations for their Likeability on Facebook. While American Collectors may not be considered one of the "big guys" in insurance, they've recognized Facebook as a powerful communications tool and use the platf ...
  • June 11th, 2013

    New Zealand Post celebrates Matariki 2013 – with stamps, coins and public celebrations

    New Zealand Post is pulling out the stops to celebrate Matariki (the Māori New Year) - with a special stamp and coin issue and some major public events in Auckland and Wellington. Matariki celebrates the return to the skies of the cluster of stars known as the Pleiades – with Matariki being the Māori name for the brightest star in that group.  Matariki is widely acknowledged to signal a change of ...
  • May 24th, 2013

    The Gibraltar Postal Administration is proud to announce its initial participation in a Stamp Exhibition to be held in Israel

    The nation known globally as the Rock of Gibraltar has participated in exhibition around the globe, however this is its first inclusion in an Israel hosted show. To commemorate our participation, the Gibraltar Postal Authority will be releasing a special commemorative souvenir sheet depicting scenes of Yaffo-Tel Aviv. This special sheet will be released in limited edition of only 2000 units printe ...
  • May 9th, 2013

    Green Lights! As the 2013 EUROPA Stamp Launches into Action

    Brussels, 9 May 2013  PostEurop is proud to present another series of impressive EUROPA stamps entries at the 2013 Europa Stamp competition on Europe day. This year's EUROPA theme is "The Postman's Van" which runs in conjunction with the Association's 20th Anniversary and in honour of the mail delivery network. Each year, PostEurop the association representing European Public Postal Operators is p ...
  • April 29th, 2013

    Send us News and get Stamp Valuation service for free

    FindYourStampsValue.com and FYSV announce a joint action. Send news dedicated to a new stamp issue, an interesting activity or event on the collecting market, auctions news or any other events concerning philately and collecting world to be further published on FindYourStampsValue.com, and get a free access on the www.FindYourStampsValue.com site for a week. By means of FYSV you'll be able to eval ...
  • April 24th, 2013

    ADSA Spring Postage Stamp Show

    ASDA Spring Postage Stamp Show 2013, one of the most important events related to the Stamps collecting in United States of America, has run from April 11 to 14, at The New Yorker Hotel in the city of New York, NY. The show brought together both experienced collectors and a younger generation of newbies to check out thousands of stamps. This important trade event has been organized by American Stam ...