If a stamp collector you know is jumping around like an excited puppy, either there’s a sale on argyle knitwear, or they’ve heard about Sotheby’s Three Treasures auction.
Perhaps you can't afford to buy high-priced rarities. But pay attention, and maybe one day you'll sell one...
A superbly named fire-breathing mascot seeks to fan the flames in a new generation
Scents, silly shapes, heat-sensitive ink, music that you can hear on a record player... welcome to the super-fun world of novelty stamps!
It can hit you in the most surprising ways.
Credit where it's due. How well does the United States Postal Service do portrait stamps? It's got a head start, being in America and all. With its entrepreneurial spirit, vibrant cultural scene, and comprehensive disenfranchisement of minorities, the USA is never short of an innovator, an envelope-pusher or a trailblazer to honour on a stamp.... Continue Reading →